space
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space(
speys
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (room)
a. el espacio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There's not enough space for a closet.No hay espacio suficiente para un armario.
b. el sitio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There is space for one more in the car.Hay sitio para uno más en el coche.
2. (area)
a. el espacio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The two families were living in a very confined space.Las dos familias vivían en un espacio muy reducido.
3. (astronomy)
a. el espacio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The human race has sent over one thousand satellites into space.La raza humana ha enviado más de mil satélites al espacio.
4. (physics)
a. el espacio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Sound does not propagate in space.El sonido no se propaga en el espacio.
b. el vacío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He had no energy and spent his days staring into space.No tenía energía y se pasaba el día mirando al vacío.
5. (an interval of time)
a. el espacio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In the space of one hour, we'll be done.En el espacio de una hora, habremos terminado.
6. (freedom)
a. el espacio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You have to give me more space.Tienes que darme más espacio.
7. (printing and computing)
a. el espacio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There should be just one space instead of two after the colon.Después de los dos puntos debería haber un espacio en lugar de dos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
8. (relative to outer space)
a. espacial
Several countries have developed their own space program.Varios países han creado su propio programa espacial.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (to separate)
a. espaciar
You have to space your meals evenly throughout the day.Tienes que espaciar las comidas de manera regular durante el día.
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space
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (room)
a. el espacio m, sitio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to stare into spacemirar al vacío
to take up a lot of spaceocupar mucho espacio or sitio
2. (individual place)
a. el sitio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (on printed form)
a. el espacio (en blanco)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
wide open spacesgrandes extensiones fpl
a parking spaceun sitio para estacionar or
space barbarra f espaciadora
4. (period of time)
a. el espacio m, intervalo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
in the space of a yearen el espacio de un año
5. (outer space)
a. el espacio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
the space agela era espacial
6. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
he's a bit of a space cadetestá un poco colgado, anda siempre como alucinado
space rocketcohete espacial
space shuttletransomebodyordador espacial
space suittraje espacial
space travelviajes espaciales
7. (gap; in timetable)
a. el hueco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (general)
a. espaciar
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space [speɪs]
noun
1 (Fís) (Astron) espacio (m)
in space en el espacio
the rocket vanished into space el cohete desapareció en el espacio
to stare into space mirar al vacío
outer space el espacio exterior
2 (room) espacio (m); sitio (m)
there isn't enough space no hay espacio or sitio suficiente
to buy space in a newspaper comprar espacio en un periódico
to clear a space for sthmake space for sth hacer espacio or sitio or lugar para algo
to take up a lot of space ocupar mucho sitio or espacio
3 (gap, empty area) espacio (m)
He had spaces between his teeth The door had spaces at the top and bottom The space underneath could be used as a storage area
blank space espacio (m) en blanco
in a confined space en un espacio restringido
to leave a space for sth dejar sitio or lugar para algo
wide open spaces campo (m) abierto
we couldn't find a parking space no pudimos encontrar aparcamiento; no pudimos encontrar un sitio para aparcar or estacionar; (LAm)
answer in the space provided conteste en el espacio indicado
4 [of time] espacio (m); lapso (m)
after a space of two hours después de un lapso de dos horas
for a space durante cierto tiempo
for the space of a fortnight durante un período de quince días
in the space of one hour en el espacio de una hora
in the space of three generations en el espacio de tres generaciones
in a short space of time en un corto espacio or lapso de tiempo
5 (personal space) espacio (m)
You need space to think everything over We will give each other space to develop to need one's own space I just need my own space for a while. We all need some space in which to grow and develop personally I've told him I need some space to really decide what it is I want to do with my life
transitive verb
1 (also space out) espaciar; separar
well spaced out bastante espaciados
2
to be spaced out estar ido (informal)
modifier
space age (n) era (f) espacial
space bar (n) (on keyboard) espaciador (m); barra (f) espaciadora
space capsule (n) cápsula (f) espacial
space centre space center (US) (n) centro (m) espacial
space exploration (n) exploración (f) espacial
space flight (n) vuelo (m) espacial
space helmet (n) casco (m) espacial
Space Invaders (n) (game) Marcianitos (m)
space lab (n) laboratorio (m) espacial
space platform (n) plataforma (f) espacial
space probe (n) sonda (f) espacial
space programme space program (US) (n) programa (m) de investigaciones espaciales
space race (n) carrera (f) espacial
space research (n) investigaciones (f) espaciales
space shot (n) (vehicle) vehículo (m) espacial; (launch) lanzamiento (m) de un vehículo espacial
space shuttle (n) transbordador (m) espacial; lanzadera (f) espacial
space sickness (n) enfermedad (f) espacial
space station (n) estación (f) espacial
space travel (n) viajes (m) espaciales
space vehicle (n) vehículo (m) espacial
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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