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spatial

 [spa´shal]
pertaining to space.

spa·tial

(spā'shăl), Avoid the misspelling spacial.
Relating to space or a space.

spatial

/spa·tial/ (spa´shul) pertaining to space.

spa·tial

(spā'shăl)
Relating to space or a space.

spatial

pertaining to space.

spatial clustering
in geographical terms the cases in an outbreak of disease are clustered in groups and not spread randomly.
spatial distribution
the distribution of a population within an area.
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I would suggest, in conclusion, that Bremond's system, in permitting one to spatialize a plot (as Greimas's scheme almost exclusively does) but with greater allowance for a variety of roles than Greimas's system provides, may reveal the plot's symmetries and at the same time the exceptions, often significant, to these symmetries.
Both the grotto where the Demon-king confines her, and the convent to which she retreats on returning to Lisbon figure heterotopia in the ways they spatialize the crisis in her personal life as a metonym for the crisis of empire Lewis was contemplating.
In other words, White implicitly spatializes the existential crisis confronting Factory Theatre during this time: the terms of its survival become imbricated with its ability first to renovate 125 Bathurst Street toward a financially solvent theater, and, second to defend this space against the rising tide of development transforming Toronto.
By using a "trope of moisture," Hoving argues, Nichols spatializes the body as a mutifaceted geographical site, "wet, fluid, and flowing" in contrast to the "dry and stable geography of the patriarchal world":
Positioning thought to "see" beings and events dispersed in time, as if time and history were drawing a picture for thought to bring into the circle of light, the ontotheological tradition thereby spatializes time and history.
Since becoming part of the ESRI partner family in 2000, OpenSpirit has developed a comprehensive suite of GIS tools, including an ArcGIS Desktop Extension, an ArcGIS Explorer Add-in, a Scan Utility that spatializes subsurface databases, an ArcGIS SDE Data Connector, and the integration of ArcGIS Server and ESRI Web services with OpenSpirit REST Web services.
Rosenberg's exploration of the tropes of physics appropriated in discussions of non-linearity and contingency questions the reliance upon a geometry of space which spatializes duration and hegemonically reduces any resistance to its framework.
The work's atomism spatializes the measured unfolding of our encounter with it through time--seeing is making, or remaking.
The authors' use of this framework is far from uniform, which is often a source of pleasurable surprise to the reader, but at times the notion of place becomes too loosely or abstractly employed, which is clearly a danger inherent in a theoretical approach that ambiguously spatializes social and discursive practices.
In the novel's remains, Cooper spatializes desire and mourning, positing absence (the "meaning" to keep watch over) as a viable dimensional form with which to struggle against the unknown.
Harrison's sculpture spatializes and is constructed Out of such a critical dilemma.
As with later work in which themes of coupling and dislocation provide the emotional subtext to an atmosphere of barely contained hysteria, Garage spatializes psychological trauma within a loop of observation and identification.