from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Time regarded as a coordinate dimension and required by relativity theory, along with three spatial dimensions, to specify completely the location of any event.
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- noun algebraic geometry The fourth coordinate indicating a position along the fourth axis.
- noun physics The dimension of
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- noun the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event
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