Definition of spatial in English:

spatial

(also spacial)

adjective

  • Relating to or occupying space.

    ‘the spatial distribution of population’
    • ‘Her work requires vast material accumulations that are vividly tactile and spatial.’
    • ‘The spatial qualities of sound can be exploited heavily to define an environment.’
    • ‘Eventually they realised this was caused by limited physical spatial hand activity.’
    • ‘The entire urban economy becomes distorted, as does the spatial structure of cities.’
    • ‘Also, left-handed men and women are likely to have less well developed spacial awareness, suggesting that they may be more prone to accidents such as car crashes.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Latin spatium ‘space’ + -al.

Pronunciation

spatial

/ˈspeɪʃ(ə)l/