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[mass noun] Space unoccupied by matter or, more particularly, containing no electromagnetic or gravitational field and used as a reference.
space, free spaceView synonyms
- ‘Photons in free space act almost exclusively as waves.’
- ‘Radiation from free space is a negligible additional contribution so is not included.’
- ‘So they're essentially sitting in free space inside a vacuum chamber.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.