Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The four-dimensional continuum of one temporal and three spatial coordinates in which any event or physical object is located.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun the four-dimensional coordinate system in which all physical objects of the known universe are located, and in which all physical events occur; it consists of three spatial dimensions and one time dimension; -- also called the space-time continuum.

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  • noun physics Alternative form of spacetime.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the four-dimensional coordinate system (3 dimensions of space and 1 of time) in which physical events are located

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Examples

  • It appeared they were bound into a stony, aeon-slow echelon upon the ladder of time, in complete defiance of any notion of the wholeness of what science calls the "space-time continuum".

    Abomination at the Shilkie

  • In that last eternal moment before the illusion called time ceased to be, the expansion of what had been called space-time abruptly stopped.

    MILLENNIUM

  • In that last eternal moment before the illusion called time ceased to be, the expansion of what had been called space-time abruptly stopped.

    MILLENNIUM

  • In that last eternal moment before the illusion called time ceased to be, the expansion of what had been called space-time abruptly stopped.

    MILLENNIUM

  • In that last eternal moment before the illusion called time ceased to be, the expansion of what had been called space-time abruptly stopped.

    THE WAR OF THE PROPHETS

  • “From Q’s input,” Tuvok said while operating a console, “we should now be able to synchronize the Array to scan for non-corporeal entities outside of space-time, which is apparently where Captain Sisko now exists.”

    STRANGE NEW WORLDS 10

  • “From Q’s input,” Tuvok said while operating a console, “we should now be able to synchronize the Array to scan for non-corporeal entities outside of space-time, which is apparently where Captain Sisko now exists.”

    STRANGE NEW WORLDS 10

  • “From Q’s input,” Tuvok said while operating a console, “we should now be able to synchronize the Array to scan for non-corporeal entities outside of space-time, which is apparently where Captain Sisko now exists.”

    STRANGE NEW WORLDS 10

  • Again we become aware of how gracefully the sun and earth waltz with each other through the ballroom of space-time, eliciting awes and hallelujahs.

    Wes Nisker: Worship The Sun! (Not Just The Son)

  • By the time the club opened for dancing, dozens of impressively unattractive single men appeared from some sort of crack in the space-time continuum.

    A Year Without Fear

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