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Definition(s):

  • (adj) involving or relating to the fourth dimension or time

Usage(s):

  1. Now imagine this happening in the four-dimensional fabric of space and time.
  2. It's an expression the Tralfamadorians a race of four-dimensional aliens repeat whenever somebody or something dies.
  3. Then he applied the four-dimensional equations to inelastic collisions between particles.

News

  1. Goodbye Big Bang, Hello Black Hole? A New Theory Of The Universe’s Creation

    Could the famed “Big Bang” theory need a revision? A group of theoretical physicists suppose the birth of the universe could have happened after a four-dimensional star collapsed into a black hole and ejected debris. Before getting into their findings, let’s just preface this by saying nobody knows anything for sure. Humans obviously weren’t around at […]
    on September 19, 2013     Source: Universe Today

  2. Study: Our 3D Universe Could Have Originated From a 4D Black Hole

    New submitter TaleSlinger sends this quote from Nature: "Afshordi's team realized that if the bulk universe contained its own four-dimensional (4D) stars, some of them could collapse, forming 4D black holes in the same way that massive stars in our Universe do: they explode as supernovae, violently ejecting their outer layers, while their inner layers collapse into a black hole. In our Universe ...
    on September 15, 2013     Source: Slashdot

Quotes

  • "Todd described my music as four-dimensional," said DiFranco, "meaning there were a lot of ways to relate to it."
    on Jun 18, 2008 By: Ani DiFranco Source: Aspen Times

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