\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ transitive verb
: to insert or leave a space between the letters of (a word)

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/let"euhr spays'/, v.t., letterspaced, letterspacing. Print.
to space out (the letters of a word or line) for balance or emphasis.
[1930-35; LETTER1 + SPACE]

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