How do you interpret a space?


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In which definition of "space"?

1: A period of time; also : Its duration

2a : A limited extent in one, two, or three dimensions : distance, area, volume

b : An extent set apart or available

  • parking space
  • floor space

c : The distance from other people or things that a person needs in order to remain comfortable

  • invading my personal space

3: One of the degrees between or above or below the lines of a musical staff — compare line

4a : A boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events occur and have relative position and direction
  • infinite space and time

b : Physical space independent of what occupies it — called also absolute space

: The region beyond the earth's atmosphere or beyond the solar system

: A blank area separating words or lines

b : Material used to produce such blank area; especially : A piece of type less than one en in width

7: A set of mathematical elements and especially of abstractions of all the points on a line, in a plane, or in physical space; especially : A set of mathematical entities with a set of axioms of geometric character — compare metric space, topological space, vector space

8a : linage

: Broadcast time available especially to advertisers

: Accommodations on a public vehicle

: The opportunity to assert or experience one's identity or needs freely: An opportunity for privacy or time to oneself

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