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double-space

[duhb-uh l-speys] /ˈdʌb əlˈspeɪs/
verb (used with object), double-spaced, double-spacing.
1.
to type (text, copy, etc.) leaving a full space between lines:
Always double-space a term paper.
verb (used without object), double-spaced, double-spacing.
2.
to type leaving a full space between lines:
I can never remember to double-space.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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Examples from the web for double-space
  • double-space the text of your contribution if you must use a typewriter.
  • If the variable colon-double-space is non-nil, the fill commands put two spaces after a colon.
  • It is important to double-space all parts of the manuscript, including endnotes and block quotes.
British Dictionary definitions for double-space

double-space

verb
1.
to type (copy) with a full space between lines
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