Definitions

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  • v. To position (objects, people etc.) at regular intervals with a calculated space between them.
  • v. To become distracted or disoriented; to lose attention or focus.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Finding a parking space out on the street took another minute (a well-trained Southern Californian, he never thought to use one of the empty ones in the parking garage; those weren’this).

    Counting Up, Counting Down

  • She’s parked in the no-parking emergency space out in front of Taco Juan’s—that’s how not-herself she is.

    DANI NOIR

  • “That way, we’ll be able to measure any noninertial resistance to the shuttlepod’s motion, so it’ll double as a measurement of the density of space out there.”

    MILLENNIUM

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