Complete Definition of "spacelike"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˈspeɪslaɪk/
SAMPA|/"speIslaIk/

Alternative spellings
space-like

Adjective
spacelike

  1. having the properties of space

#physics (of the interval between two events in spacetime) lying outside each other's light cone, so that no information can pass from one to the other
#mathematics (of a four-vector) having a space component of greater magnitude than its time component multiplied by the speed of light

See also
lightlike
timelike

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