- 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 [Physics/Física] espacio (masculine) time and space tiempo y espacio to stare into space mirar al vacío he sat staring into space estaba sentado mirando al vacío, estaba sentado con la mirada perdidaMore example sentences1.2 [Aerospace/Espacio] espacio (masculine) the conquest of space la conquista del espacio (before noun/delante del nombre) [station/program/vehicle] espacial space helmet/suit casco (masculine)/traje (masculine) espacial space exploration exploración (feminine) espacial space industry uncountable/no numerable industria (feminine) espacial space invaders [Games/Juegos] marcianitos (masculine plural) space platform plataforma (feminine) espacial, estación (feminine) espacial space science ciencia (feminine) espacial space scientist científico, (masculine, feminine) espacial
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- Anything that exists within space is by definition finite, no matter how big it gets.
- In life, we exist in space and time: time moves forwards with cause and effect, and we physically move around with our bodies.
- Where these lines converge, there is a tunnel that opens up and moves through space and time into other dimensions.
- Patrick talks to Dr Duncan Steel about the threat of objects in space colliding with Earth.
- For instance, consider the problem of launching a vehicle from Earth into space.
- The Aurora is able to fly from the atmosphere into space and then return to Earth.
- 2 2.1 uncountable/no numerable (room) espacio (masculine), sitio (masculine), lugar (masculine) leave some space for dessert deja un lugarcito para el postre to take up space ocupar espacio advertising space espacio publicitario 2.2 countable/numerable (empty area) espacio (masculine) wide open spaces amplios espacios abiertos in a confined space en un espacio restringido fill in the spaces with the answers escriba las respuestas en los espacios en blanco is there a space for this in the case? ¿cabe esto en la maleta?, ¿hay lugar para esto en la maleta? a parking space un sitio or lugar para estacionar or (Spain/España) aparcar watch this space for further developments los mantendremos informados let's clear a space for it first hagámosle (un) sitio primeroMore example sentences2.3 uncountable/no numerable (for individual self-expression) espacio (masculine) vital
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- So he was driving around looking for a free car parking space.
- I think that at least part of the building - and its immediate area - should become a free public space.
- Allocating wardrobes to another area frees up more space in the bedroom itself, so there is room for larger beds.
- They need space and freedom to run their units and develop as independent leaders.
- He tried to play down his importance to the team, saying he is still young and needs space to develop.
- We don't give ourselves enough space and freedom to explore, to make mistakes, and to find out who we really are.
- 3 (of time) (no plural/sin plural) espacio (masculine) within a short space of time en un breve espacio de tiempo, en un breve lapso in the space of one hour en el espacio or lapso de una horaMore example sentences
- Supervisor Betty was proud of all they had achieved in the space of a year.
- This was all the more amazing when one considers the short space of time in which it was all organised.
- In the space of a few short months, he went from being master of a continent to a fugitive.
- 4 countable/numerable [Printing/Imprenta] espacio (masculine)More example sentences
- Note that the Greek New Testament was originally written without punctuation or spaces between words.
- Personally, I work on a computer first, then print out what I have written, leaving generous spaces for inevitable alterations.
- Counting only letters, and ignoring characters like spaces and commas and hyphens, you can see the proof in the definition.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
space (out)espaciar space the words/letters evenly espacie las palabras/las letras uniformemente to be spaced out [colloquial/familiar] estar* drogado, estar* volado or colocado (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar], estar* hasta atrás (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar]
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