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spatiotemporal

[spey-shee-oh-tem-per-uh l] /ˌspeɪ ʃi oʊˈtɛm pər əl/
adjective
1.
pertaining to space-time.
2.
of or relating to both space and time.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; < Latin spati(um) space + -o- + temporal1
Related forms
spatiotemporally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for spatiotemporally

spatiotemporal

/ˌspeɪʃɪəʊˈtɛmpərəl; -ˈtɛmprəl/
adjective
1.
of or existing in both space and time
2.
of or concerned with space-time
Derived Forms
spatiotemporally, adverb
Word Origin
C20: from Latin spatium space + temporālis, from tempus time
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