time viewed as a medium through which travel into the past or future is hypothesized or imagined to be possible
1866 Cornhill Magazine Nov. 567
This charm of travelling would become perfect if we could travel in time as well as in space—if…we could sometimes take a fortnight in the fifteenth century, or, still more pleasant, a leap into the twenty-first.
You have to admit that time is a spatial dimension,…and then all sorts of remarkable consequences are found inevitable. Among others, that it becomes possible to travel about in time.
in New Review Jan. 99
‘What time are you going to travel in?’ Ellis would say, jeering.
Adventure in Time in Science Wonder Stories Apr. 1019/1
The time warp produced by neutronium was the foothold; traveling along and against it, the Time Traveler could move forward in time!
Time Bender in Astounding Stories Aug. 70/2
It hasn’t been broadcasting since we got here because our stay here has all been in time future to the moment at which the computer ceased existing in any real world.
Hoax in Time in Fantastic Aug. 70/1
Trying to go back in time, to create the perfect pre-teen bedroom she once longed for but never had.
Robber Bride xii. 73
You and I know that you can’t go backward in time; we can’t get to the past.
This Hologram World in Asimov’s Science Fiction Oct.–Nov. 103
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