from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A fictional or hypothetical device by means of which one may travel into the future and the past.
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- noun A
hypothetical deviceused to travelinto the pastor the future.
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- noun a science fiction machine that is supposed to transport people or objects into the past or the future
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Coined by H.G. Wells in his novel The Time Machine.
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