fourth dimension

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

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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.