a machine capable of transporting a person backwards or forwards in time n.
The time machine.
He has managed to construct a Time Machine. He claims to have made a successful trip last Monday into the year 1914.
‘And how did you get back?’ ‘By the test time machine Carreno sent into the past many years ago. You can see it now in the museum.’
The one completely practical purpose of a short-range time machine, Mr. Partridge had suddenly realized, was to provide an alibi for murder.
How easy, with a time machine, to materialize at midnight in some courthouse and doctor a birth record.
It shifts around in some multidimensional fashion, and when it’s through, no time machine ever existed.
Yes, the time machine is on exhibit below.
If the present that is changed doesn’t have a time machine or a time traveller to change the present, then who changed it?
Time machines existed in his own age, but it was illegal to use them for forays into the past, so if he really was in Victorian England he was almost certainly stranded.
A client…has invented a time machine.
The inventor of a time machine, N can only finance his escapades into the past by throwing in his lot with a media mogul who seizes on the opportunity for the ultimate pay-per-view.
H. G. Wells 'The Time Machine' (first magazine appearance)
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