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four-di·men·sion·al

(fôr′dĭ-mĕn′shə-nəl)
adj.
Specified by or exhibiting four dimensions, such as the three spatial dimensions and single temporal dimension of relativity theory.

four-dimensional

adj
(General Physics) having or specified by four dimensions, esp the three spatial dimensions and the dimension of time: a four-dimensional continuum.

four′-dimen′sional



adj.
1. of our having four dimensions.
2. of a space having points, or a set having elements, that require four coordinates for their unique determination.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.four-dimensional - involving or relating to the fourth dimension or time
multidimensional - having or involving or marked by several dimensions or aspects; "multidimensional problems"; "a multidimensional proposition"; "a multidimensional personality"
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Many metaphysicians tell us that out world is one in which persisting objects are four-dimensionally extended in time, and persist by being partially present at each moment at which they exist.
One has to think four-dimensionally when it comes to evaluating the extreme fire danger that lurks in many of the country's forests: individual tree species, elevation, weather, and social attitudes.
A world that exists four-dimensionally might have the added quality of being a better place than the world as imagined by most people, and it might even include life after death for us (pace Spinoza).