time-warp

time warp

noun
a hypothetical eccentricity in the progress of time that would allow movement back and forth between eras or that would permit the passage of time to be suspended.

Origin:
1950–55

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time warp
 
n
1.  any distortion of space-time
2.  a hypothetical distortion of time in which people and events from one age can be imagined to exist in another age
3.  informal an illusion in which time appears to stand still: he is living in a time warp

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