fourth dimension

(redirected from 4-dimensional space)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for fourth dimension

the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event


Related Words

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
An interesting observation gleaned from this study is that a monopole in the 4-dimensional space corresponds to a dipole in the 3-dimensional space.
In a more recent work [2], we studied with Bayard and Lawn the spinorial characterization of surfaces into 4-dimensional space forms.
Briefly, real 4-dimensional space [R.sup.4] has four orthogonal coordinates (w, x, y, z), and its 4-D rotations occur simultaneously in two orthogonal planes.