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what does tesseract mean?

 

jannette h #63565
Sep 10, 2008 6:14 PM

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what does tesseract mean?

can anyone explain what tesseract means?

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gerry h #68179
Nov 09, 2008 6:31 PM

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Terreract is a term that describes the "wrinkling" of time and space, allowing two points to be connected through this fifth dimension rather than forcing you to travel on a straight line. For example, if you take points A and B and connect them with a piece of string, the shortest route would be to walk along the straight piece of string. But in tessering, you could wrinkle the string, or fold it upon itself, so that points A and B would be right next to each other, allowing you to just walk across. It is how the people travel to distant planets in A Wrinkle in Time.
 

arya j #192485
Jul 11, 2011 2:18 PM

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Tesseract is best defined as the four-dimensional analogue of a cube.

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cheyenne w #224139
Jan 10, 2012 6:46 PM

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A "wrinkling of time or /and space.

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deepshikha b #341596
Oct 19, 2013 1:10 AM

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The fifth dimension's a tesseract. You add that to the other four dimensions and you can travel through space without having to go the long way around. In other words, to put it into Euclid, or old fashioned plane geometry,a straight line is not the shortest distance between two points.
 

anne t #345026
Nov 10, 2013 6:24 PM

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A Terreract is a power or capability of transporting something or someone to another dimension or place, using their mind- not a man made structure like a rocket or spaceship.

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