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spacer

1. n. [Well Completions]
A viscous fluid used to aid removal of drilling fluids before a primary cementing operation. The spacer is prepared with specific fluid characteristics, such as viscosity and density, that are engineered to displace the drilling fluid while enabling placement of a complete cement sheath.