verb Date: circa 1937 transitive verb to type (text) leaving alternate lines blank intransitive verb to type on every other line

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • double-space — dou′ble space′ v. t. v. i. spaced, spac•ing to type or format so that there are blank spaces between lines of text • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • double-space — verb type with a full space between lines • Hypernyms: ↑type, ↑typewrite • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • double space — verb A typesetting specification (particularly for typewriters,) indicating that every other line should be blank, leaving sufficient whitespace to allow for annotation (i.e. from a teachers corrections.) …   Wiktionary

  • double space — two blank spaces between words or letters; two empty lines between rows of text …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Double spaced sentences — Double spacing at the ends of sentences is a typographical convention that has sometimes been termed English spacing. Since the mid 1990s, it has often been termed French spacing, although that term has traditionally referred to the practice of… …   Wikipedia

  • space — 1. noun /speɪs/ a) The intervening contents of a volume. If it be only a Single Letter or two that drops, he thruſts the end of his Bodkin between every Letter of that Word, till he comes to a Space: and then perhaps by forcing thoſe Letters… …   Wiktionary

  • space — Synonyms and related words: 3 D, CAT, accommodation, aerospace, aerosphere, aesthetic distance, air hole, air pocket, airspace, alien, align, allocate, allot, amount, ample scope, amplitude, aperture, apportion, area, arrange, array, astronomical …   Moby Thesaurus

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