Definition of spatially in English:


(also spacially)


  • In a way that relates to space and the position, area, and size of things within it.

    ‘the species composition varies spatially across the reserve’
    ‘spatially separated ecosystems’
    • ‘In the adjacent mirror is a spatially confusing reflection of a woman wearing a rose headdress.’
    • ‘By means of this algebraic method of thinking, objects are grasped spatially, in the blink of an eye.’
    • ‘The doubling of the pair of figures in the latter picture amplifies the implication that the photograph spatially delivers different states of time.’
    • ‘His choreography is at once tightly structured and spatially expansive.’
    • ‘The narrative is essentially classical, but it is delivered in a spatially fractured, dislocated fashion.’