world point


noun Physics.

(in relativity) a point in space-time, specified by three space coordinates and a time coordinate.Compare event(def 4).

Nearby words

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  2. world is one's oyster, the,
  3. world language,
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  6. world power,
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  8. world process,
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Origin of world point

First recorded in 1920–25

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