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Definition of "space-time" [space-time]

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "space-time" in a sentence
  • "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.”"