Meaning of space-time

space-time

Pronunciation: (spās'tīm'), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledthe four-dimensional continuum, having three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate, in which all physical quantities may be located.
  2. the physical reality that exists within this four-dimensional continuum.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or noting a system with three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate.
  2. noting, pertaining to, or involving both space and time: a space-time problem.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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