spatiality


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spa·tial

also spa·cial  (spā′shəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, involving, or having the nature of space.

[From Latin spatium, space.]

spa′ti·al′i·ty (spā′shē-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
spa′tial·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spatiality - any property relating to or occupying space
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
dimensionality - the spatial property of having dimensions; "all matter has dimensionality"
directionality - the property of being directional or maintaining a direction; "the directionality of written English is from left to right"
shape, configuration, conformation, contour, form - any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes"
symmetricalness, symmetry, correspondence, balance - (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
asymmetry, dissymmetry, imbalance - (mathematics) a lack of symmetry
obliqueness - the property of being neither parallel nor perpendicular, but at a slanting angle
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