space-time continuum


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Noun1.space-time continuum - the four-dimensional coordinate system (3 dimensions of space and 1 of time) in which physical events are locatedspace-time continuum - the four-dimensional coordinate system (3 dimensions of space and 1 of time) in which physical events are located
coordinate system, frame of reference, reference frame, reference system - a system that uses coordinates to establish position
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space-time continuum

[ˌspeɪsˌtaɪmkənˈtɪnjʊəm] Ncontinuo m espacio-tiempo
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While Lucy knows apparently everything about every time period in history, and Rufus can get them through the loops of the space-time continuum, Wyatt is endearingly useless--only there to wave around a gun, brood over his emotions, and exercise white male privilege (handy for, among other things, getting into bars).
Alice must piece together her memories, her dreams, and the space-time continuum itself to find out why she is so essential to the preservation of all life on Earth.
He escapes their threats and falls through the space-time continuum into a pirate ship, where he stands up to the Queen of Pirates, insisting that he must help his children with their breakfast instead of joining her.
These ripples in the space-time continuum exert a powerful appeal because it is believed they carry information that will allow us to look back into the very beginnings of the universe.
Yet they were made by artists of a generation that grew up with computers; that body is no longer, as it had been since Kant, the origin of perception in a definable space-time continuum.
Plucky old Heaton prevents such surreal situations ever happening, thus maintaining the balance of the space-time continuum and the existence of life, reality and the universe as we know it.
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When Mr Peabody finds out after they return, they go on an adventure through history to fix the entire space-time continuum that was threatened by Penny and Sherman.
30pm BBC2) DOCTORS Matt Smith and David Tennant will be testing the limits of the space-time continuum later tonight when they join Graham Norton on the sofa at 10.
30pm BBC2) DOCTORS Matt Smith and David Tennant, inset, will be testing the limits of the space-time continuum later tonight when they both join Graham Norton on the sofa at 10.
The hypnotic allure of "Relativity Clock" (2013) is a beguiling interruption to the space-time continuum.
Like the space-time continuum, Pringle's spatial dimensions in stanzaic arrangement mirror the examination of time and memory.

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