chronological future

chronological future

[‚krän·ə¦lāj·ə·kəl ′fyü·chər]
(relativity)
The chronological future relative to a set of points S in a space-time M is the set of points in M which can be reached from S by future-directed timelike curves.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.