Translation of space in Spanish:

space

espacio, n.

Pronunciation /speɪs//speɪs/

noun

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    • 1.1Physics

      espacio masculine
      time and space tiempo y espacio
      • It is not love of a real homeland that exists in time and space.
      • Dance is an art form that exists simultaneously in space and time.
      • I'm particularly interested in the geometry, but it is also about recording how people move through space.
      • Law is one such labyrinth, a concept or abstraction like time, space, or identity, devised to create order out of chaos.
      • This has involved studies of supersymmetry and, most recently, extra dimensions of space.
      • It does not have the same kind of reality as individuals have, for each of them is a substance, existing in space.
      • Where these lines converge, there is a tunnel that opens up and moves through space and time into other dimensions.
      • Furthermore, could we explore the idea of the body as a dynamic nonlinear hologram existing within a fractal space?
      • In this way, the bodies of the dancers become linked to the concepts of space, time and transcendence.
      • We are familiar with three dimensions of space and the fourth dimension of time.
      • He had weekly meetings with her and at her request he entered into dispute with Leibniz over the nature of space and time.
      • In life, we exist in space and time: time moves forwards with cause and effect, and we physically move around with our bodies.
      • However, his work made people rethink old ideas and led to new approaches to the fundamental concepts of space and time.
      • These are equations involving the rate of change of quantities either in time, or in space, or in both, and are a part of calculus.
      • It makes my head go dizzy, like when trying to imagine the universe and the concept of infinite space.
      • Eventually the aesthetics cancel each other out and it's just about bodies moving through space.
      • Anything that exists within space is by definition finite, no matter how big it gets.

    • 1.2Aerospace

      espacio masculine
      (program/station/vehicle) (before noun) espacial
      the conquest of space la conquista del espacio
      • space exploration exploración espacial
      • space industry industria espacial
      • space invaders marcianitos
      • space platform plataforma espacial
      • space science ciencia espacial
      • space scientist científico espacial
      • Here on Earth and out in space, communications would seem to be important if we need to defend ourselves from enemies.
      • The Aurora is able to fly from the atmosphere into space and then return to Earth.
      • The space around the Earth is more dangerous than scientists thought, according to new research.
      • Simply put, a space elevator is a revolutionary way of getting from Earth into space.
      • If this is the true shape of the universe, it means space is finite.
      • In space, as on Earth, there is no such thing as a free lunch - not to mention a free launch.
      • In the future as in the present, humanity still yearns to reach out into space and explore the stars.
      • 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 view of our own planet from space is quite literally out of this world.
      • His first extended mission in space was a stay aboard Mir in 1988.
      • But the next big area up for grabs is space, and whoever dominates space will dominate the planet.
      • But he was ignored because of his wild ideas, like the proposition that life came to Earth from space.
      • Apparently Turkey is planning to send a rocket into space and explore a planet, by 2014.
      • She made it possible for further studies to enable Man to step off his home planet and survive in space.

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    • 2.1(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
      • This door opens to a great expanse of space where the family room is.
      • I think that at least part of the building - and its immediate area - should become a free public space.
      • The space freed up by relocating and improving the fracture clinic will be used to enlarge the area.
      • The site is currently a public car park with space for about 40 cars.
      • Outside, the front garden features a large lawn, a tiled patio area and space to park a fleet of cars.
      • So he was driving around looking for a free car parking space.
      • Its aim is to increase patient satisfaction by reducing the length of stay in hospital and to free bed space for other patients.
      • Now, the only available space for me to set up my staging area was off in the corner of the main room.
      • He pointed out that the council had not provided one extra parking space.
      • Not only are there numerous musicians to choose from, but there are also benefits such as free rehearsal space.
      • The scheme will include a widening of Cemetery Road, new signage and additional car parking space.
      • There will also be a new main entrance, landscaping and more car parking space.
      • Entry on the day is free but space will be limited, so arrive early to avoid disappointment.
      • Tents and holiday homes stand on their own grassy plots, spread around a large area, and each has space to park a car in front.
      • Her one-year-old sister loved the floors too - a vast, smooth expanse of crawling space.
      • It is hoped that this will ease congestion in the town and free up some parking space.
      • Two windows at the front of the house were knocked into one and a wall was removed to free up space.
      • The block has two science labs, a prep room and two more classrooms, freeing up useful space which will be used for other purposes.
      • Adequate and free parking space is another big boon for shoppers who throng these stores.
      • Allocating wardrobes to another area frees up more space in the bedroom itself, so there is room for larger beds.

    • 2.2(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?
      • a parking space un sitio / lugar para estacionar
      • let's clear a space for it first hagámosle (un) sitio primero

    • 2.3(for individual self-expression)

      espacio vital masculine
      • We, in our everyday lives often lack the freedom and space for the spiritual and the eternal.
      • Then there's the question of allowing the talent time and space to develop.
      • You may feel oppressed by people in control and a lack of freedom and space to be creative.
      • He tried to play down his importance to the team, saying he is still young and needs space to develop.
      • No character is here just to provide a punch line, with everyone being given enough space to develop and grow.
      • We don't give ourselves enough space and freedom to explore, to make mistakes, and to find out who we really are.
      • I am a growing and blossoming young woman and I need my space and freedom to grow.
      • That's the sort of space Blake needs to develop his ideas exhaustively with cogency and imagination.
      • They need space and freedom to run their units and develop as independent leaders.
      • Freedom and space in relationships and partnerships brings out the best in you.
      • You opt for freedom in relationships and space in work situations today.
      • You seek freedom and space in a romantic involvement and make bold manoeuvres towards a new way of life.
      • A steady routine which offers much in the way of security but little in the way of space and freedom is odious to you

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    (of time)
    espacio masculine
    within a short space of time en un breve espacio de tiempo
    • in the space of one hour en el espacio / lapso de una hora
    • This was all the more amazing when one considers the short space of time in which it was all organised.
    • Golden Week is a group of three national holidays in the space of five days.
    • Rasputin achieved huge power in a very short space of time - but that power lead to Rasputin having many enemies within Russia.
    • All of that build-up for Christmas, and it's replaced by another holiday in the space of a day.
    • Whether intentioned or not, that world was lost to us and to much of history in the space of a few short decades.
    • There is no doubt about it, when good people get together and work hard an amazing amount can be achieved in a short space of time.
    • And the fact that I have now been given 3 interviews in a relatively short space of time must mean something.
    • A woman picked up by police for being drunk three times in the space of a few days had a tragic past, Swindon magistrates were told.
    • He took up mountaineering in 1993 and in the space of 12 years has achieved a great track record.
    • Detectives say there have been at least eight incidents involving youths hurling missiles in the space of 10 days.
    • The health inspectors had only visited twice in the space of the 12 months.
    • Now all of this is possible and achievable in the space of a few hours.
    • During his time as a script reader he had the opportunity to read over 2000 screenplays in the space of two years.
    • However, while I am desperate for overnight success I think we have also achieved quite a lot in a very short space of time.
    • In the space of a few months the price of drinking water had risen by two and a half times.
    • Supervisor Betty was proud of all they had achieved in the space of a year.
    • But, of course, this will go no way to replacing the two lives cut short in the space of just a few tragic seconds.
    • Khan said this was a double blow to the company and its employees in the short space of two months.
    • In the space of a few short months, he went from being master of a continent to a fugitive.
    • To produce a report of this calibre in the space of one year was an achievement of which we at Charlestown are very proud.
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    Printing
    espacio masculine
    • There are much greater spaces between his words than in his earlier poems.
    • 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.
    • The fact that English puts spaces between words, while Chinese does not, accounts for some of this difference.
    • This time, the sentences run on and on together, but the spaces between the words have now disappeared along with the punctuation.
    • In the texts of the period, there were no spaces between words, punctuation was meagre, and reading depended on a capacity to see patterns in the unbroken lines.
    • Articles should be formatted to 65 characters per line or less, including spaces, and written in short paragraph sections.
    • Counting only letters, and ignoring characters like spaces and commas and hyphens, you can see the proof in the definition.

transitive verb

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    espaciar
    space the words/letters evenly espacie las palabras/las letras uniformemente
    • Tables on both floors are thankfully spaced widely apart so that you do not have to listen to the other tables' conversations.
    • Family mementos and photographs were carefully spaced along the mantelpiece above a gas fireplace.
    • Darren and Matt were spaced very far apart, each at the edge of the path.
    • She then transplanted very young seedlings, using very little water and spacing the seedlings well.
    • Residences are well spaced over the village, which gives pleasant viewing while travelling along the roads.
    • The beach loungers are well spaced apart and you can walk straight into the sea.
    • The distance points are spaced equally on either side of the vanishing point.
    • Arrange the bulbs carefully, spacing them closer than you would in the ground, but ensure they don't touch.
    • The foils move slowly and are spaced sufficiently apart to allow fish passage.
    • She didn't even liked the fact that the buildings were spaced further apart than in bigger cities.
    • But a key element of the new practices is an emphasis on spacing beds far enough apart to prevent the spread of infection.
    • The lights were spaced three feet apart, just enough to cast an eerie glow over the stairs.
    • The platforms were spaced 90 cm apart, each directly in front of a hole in the plexiglas partition.
    • After all, the rungs of the ladder are spaced so far apart that no real person can climb it.
    • The tables are well spaced, with enough room for about 80 diners.
    • My hope is that the clouds will lift during the climb, and we can space the markers farther apart.
    • Strained silicon involves depositing silicon onto a substrate whose atoms are spaced further apart than silicon atoms usually are.
    • Thus it's important to think ahead when locating and spacing your tomato plants.
    • The doors were spaced about five feet apart, but again, I didn't note that it was significant.
    • The microphones were spaced only a few feet apart and there were a lot of them.