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time machine

n.
A fictional or hypothetical device by means of which one may travel into the future and the past.
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time machine

n
(in science fiction) a machine in which people or objects can be transported into the past or the future
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time′ machine`


n.
a theoretical apparatus that would convey a person or object to the past or future.
[1895]
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Noun1.time machine - a science fiction machine that is supposed to transport people or objects into the past or the futuretime machine - a science fiction machine that is supposed to transport people or objects into the past or the future
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
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