adjective Etymology: Latin spatium space Date: 1847 1. relating to, occupying, or having the character of space 2. of or relating to facility in perceiving relations (as of objects) in space <
tests of spatial ability
spatiality nounspatially adverb

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  • spatial — spatial, iale, iaux [ spasjal, jo ] adj. • 1889; du lat. spatium « espace » 1 ♦ Didact. Qui se rapporte à l espace, est du domaine de l espace. « Nous pouvons le mesurer, selon sa nature spatiale et temporelle » (Valéry). ♢ Charge spatiale :… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • spaţial — SPAŢIÁL, Ă, spaţiali, e, adj. Care ţine de spaţiu, privitor la spaţiu, din spaţiu. ♦ Cabină spaţială = capsulă cosmică. ♦ spec. Referitor la spaţiul cosmic, interplanetar. [pr.: ţi al] – Din fr. spatial. Trimis de dante, 25.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98 …   Dicționar Român

  • Spatial — (von lat. spatium „Raum“) bezeichnet im Kontext eines Dateimanagers eine Ansicht zur Datei Verwaltung (Dateimanager), bei der ein Ordner immer durch ein Fenster repräsentiert wird, dessen Größe und Platzierung auf dem Bildschirm vom Dateimanager… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spatial — Spa tial, a. Of or pertaining to space. Spatial quantity and relations. L. H. Atwater. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spatial — (adj.) 1847, from L. spatium + adj. suffix AL (Cf. al) (1); formed in English as an adjective to SPACE (Cf. space) (n.), to go with TEMPORAL (Cf. temporal) …   Etymology dictionary

  • spatial — (also spacial) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of or relating to space. DERIVATIVES spatiality noun spatialize (also spatialise) verb spatially adverb. ORIGIN from Latin spatium space …   English terms dictionary

  • spatial — [spā′shəl] adj. [< L spatium,SPACE + AL] 1. of space 2. happening or existing in space spatiality [spāshē al′ə tē] n. spatially adv …   English World dictionary

  • spatial — [[t]spe͟ɪʃ(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n Spatial is used to describe things relating to areas. ...the spatial distribution of black employment and population in South Africa. ...spatial constraints. ...the claustrophobic spatial dividers found in… …   English dictionary

  • spatial — Relating to space or a space. * * * spa·tial spā shəl adj 1) relating to, occupying, or having the character of space <affected with spatial disorientation> 2) of or relating to facility in perceiving relations (as of objects) in space… …   Medical dictionary

  • spatial — adj. Spatial is used with these nouns: ↑arrangement, ↑awareness, ↑dimension, ↑distribution, ↑metaphor, ↑perception, ↑proximity, ↑relation, ↑relationship, ↑separation …   Collocations dictionary

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