from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Physics The four-dimensional continuum of one temporal and three spatial coordinates in which any event or physical object is located.
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- n. Alternative form of spacetime.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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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- n. the four-dimensional coordinate system (3 dimensions of space and 1 of time) in which physical events are located
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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".
In that last eternal moment before the illusion called time ceased to be, the expansion of what had been called space-time abruptly stopped.
“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.”
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.
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.
Gregory Benford's Galactic Center novels (which are very good) conclude in the final volume with a battle between man and machine in a protected body of space-time hanging just outside the central black hole.
Our new interpretation of space-time sheds light on the question previously raised as to why people lived long lives closer to the time of the biblical Adam, and why the average lifespan decreased to a low point only to rise again.
With this behind us, we may now begin to understand how the space-time phenomenon makes possible prophecy and prediction.
As we approach the Age of Aquarius, our space-time consciousness is being elevated.
The biblical parable concerning the Tower of Babel illustrates that although they lived in this upper frame of space-time reaping all the benefits of their state of being, that civilization did not necessarily achieve a spiritual awareness of Desire to Receive for the Sake of Sharing.