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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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time warp

  1. in science fiction, a hypothetical discontinuity in the flow of time that would move events from one time period to another
  2. A line dance popularized by the movie, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, in which the dancers take a jump to the left, a step to the right, put their hands on their hips, bend their knees, thrust their pelvises, spin in a circle, jump forward and back, and wiggle.

The terms time warp, space warp and time-space warp are commonly used in science fiction. They sometimes refer to Einstein's theory that time and space form a continuum which bends, folds or warps from the observer's point of view, relative to such factors as movement or gravitation, but are also used in reference to more fantastic notions of discontinuities or other irregularities in spacetime not based on real-world science.

See also

Time Warp (The Rocky Horror Show)

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