- 1The air or empty space left above the contents in a sealed container: pour the hot chutney into the jars, leaving 5 mm headspaceMore example sentences
- Pour the jelly into hot jars, leaving a ¼-inch (6 mm) headspace.
- Pack the boiling-hot relish into hot, clean pint jars, leaving 1 / 4 inch of headspace.
- The partial pressure of CO2 in the headspace of the keg acts the same under higher blended pressures.
- 2 • informal A person’s state of mind or mindset: if you’re not in the right headspace for this stuff it’s going to bore you, no matter how well it’s doneMore example sentences
- She's in a very different headspace than I am, and a different place in her real life, so her perspective isn't theoretical.
- I just got back from visiting my relatives over on the west coast, which always leaves me in a weird headspace.
- I was in a weird headspace earlier today, and I couldn't even really define it for myself.
- 2.1Time to think clearly or to be free from mental pressures: I really need some headspace just nowMore example sentences
- There's simply no time or headspace, " he says.
- It's just a feeling of being constantly in demand, feeling depleted because of that, and perhaps with little to no headspace.
- I know I feel a lot more relaxed, and I've caught up on some sleep and headspace, and feel about 1000 better than I did during the week.
More definitions of headspaceDefinition of headspace in:
- The US English dictionary