adjective see fourth dimension

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  • fourth-dimensional — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ adjective : relating to the fourth dimension * * * fourth dimenˈsional adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑fourth …   Useful english dictionary

  • fourth dimension — fourth dimensional, adj. 1. Physics, Math. a dimension in addition to length, width, and depth, used so as to be able to employ geometrical language in discussing phenomena that depend on four variables: Time is considered a fourth dimension for… …   Universalium

  • fourth dimension — n. a dimension in addition to the ordinary three space coordinates of length, width, and depth: in the theory of relativity, time is regarded as the fourth dimension: see SPACE TIME (sense 1) fourth dimensional adj …   English World dictionary

  • fourth dimension — noun Date: 1875 1. a dimension in addition to length, breadth, and depth; specifically a coordinate in addition to three rectangular coordinates especially when interpreted as the time coordinate in a space time continuum 2. something outside the …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fourth dimension — /fɔθ dəˈmɛnʃən / (say fawth duh menshuhn) noun the dimension of time, which is required in addition to the three dimensions of space, in order to locate a point in space time. –fourth dimensional, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • Fourth dimension (disambiguation) — Fourth dimension or 4D can mean a number of things:Science * Fourth dimension, the concept of a fourth spatial dimension * Spacetime, the concept of time forming a fourth dimensionLiterature * The Fourth Dimension , a non fiction book by Rudy… …   Wikipedia

  • Fourth dimension — [ tesseract rotating around a plane in 4D.] In physics and mathematics, a sequence of n numbers can be understood as a location in an n dimensional space. When n =4, the set of all such locations is called 4 dimensional space, or, colloquially,… …   Wikipedia

  • Fourth generation jet fighter — Lockheed Martin F 16. Dassault Mirage …   Wikipedia

  • fourth dimension — noun a) The fourth coordinate indicating a position along the fourth axis. b) The dimension of time. See Also: four dimensional …   Wiktionary

  • Dimensional lumber — Dimension Di*men sion, n. [L. dimensio, fr. dimensus, p. p. of dimetiri to measure out; di = dis + metiri to measure: cf. F. dimension. See {Measure}.] 1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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