Definition of spatial adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also spacial) adjective
BrE BrE//ˈspeɪʃl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspeɪʃl//
(formal or specialist)
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relating to space and the position, size, shape, etc. of things in it changes taking place in the spatial distribution of the population the development of a child’s spatial awareness (= the ability to judge the positions and sizes of objects) Word Originmid 19th cent.: from Latin spatium ‘space’ + -al.
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