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time travel

noun
1.
hypothetical transport through time into the past or the future.
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  • Tachyons can then provide the link between past and future and possible time travel.
  • As soon as this time machine is built, time travel will commence, and continue to exist until someone turns off the machine.
  • At the same time, the exercise gives a curious insight into the potential for time travel.
  • The illusion of time has created ideas of time travel, time dilation, which remain as fantasies.
  • If time is not infinite and is a product of matter would this not allow for time travel created by humans.
  • There's no evidence for this whatsoever, hence time travel is science fiction.
  • In lieu of time travel, real travel can take us back into the past and help us understand a lost world.
  • Indeed, all those popular movies about time travel basically play on that paradox.
  • The current thinking in physics is that time travel might actually be possible.
  • It has a time travel theme, but is not really a time travel story.
Contemporary definitions for time travel
noun

the hypothetical process of moving between past and future; also written time-travel

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