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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fourth′ dimen′sion(n.)

  1. a dimension, usu. time, in addition to length, width, and depth, used to discuss phenomena that depend on four variables in geometrical language.

    Category: Math, Physics

  2. something beyond scientific explanation.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of fourth dimension:

1870–75

fourth′-di•men′sion•al(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fourth dimension, time(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. fourth dimension(Noun)

    The fourth coordinate indicating a position along the fourth axis.

  2. fourth dimension(Noun)

    The dimension of time.

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