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spatiotemporal

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adjective spa·tio·tem·po·ral \ˌspā-shē-ō-ˈtem-p(ə-)rəl\

Definition of spatiotemporal

  1. 1 :  having both spatial and temporal qualities

  2. 2 :  of or relating to space-time

spatiotemporally

play \-p(ə-)rə-lē\ adverb


Origin and Etymology of spatiotemporal

Latin spatium + tempor-, tempus time


First Known Use: 1900


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