timelike
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timelike (comparative more timelike, superlative most timelike)
 (mathematics, physics) Of a fourvector in representing a point in spacetime, having a positive or negative fourvector norm for the metric signature (+, , , ) and (, +, +, +) respectively.
 (physics) (of the interval between two events in spacetime) Having overlapping light cones, so that information can pass from one to the other, and one can be envisaged as a cause of the other.
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mathematics, physics: of a fourvector

physics: of the interval between two events in spacetime

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