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# temporally between (temporallyBetween)

(temporallyBetween point1 point2 point3) means that the TimePoint point2 is between the TimePoints point1 and point3, i.e. point1 is before point2 and point2 is before point3.

## Ontology

SUMO / TEMPORAL-CONCEPTS

## Class(es)

 class

inheritable relation

temporal relation
 class

inheritable relation

ternary predicate

temporally between

## Superrelation(s)

 temporally between or equal

temporally between

## Coordinate term(s)

begin fn  day fn  end fn  future fn  hour fn  immediate future fn  immediate past fn  minute fn  month fn  past fn  recurrent time interval fn  relative time fn  second fn  temporal composition fn  time interval fn  when fn  year fn  altitude  before  before or equal  between  capability  conditional probability  confers obligation  confers right  connects  cooccur  depth  distance  domain  domain subclass  earlier  finishes  has purpose for agent  links  meets temporally  occupies position  orientation  overlaps temporally  prefers  related external concept  represents for agent  represents in language  temporally between or equal  time

## Type restrictions

temporallyBetween(time point, time point, time point)

## Related WordNet synsets

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## Axioms (3)

If point is an instance of time point and point is not equal to positive infinity, then there exists otherpoint so that otherpoint is between point and positive infinity.
(=>
(and
(instance ?POINT TimePoint)
(not
(equal ?POINT PositiveInfinity)))
(exists
(?OTHERPOINT)
(temporallyBetween ?POINT ?OTHERPOINT PositiveInfinity)))

If point is an instance of time point and point is not equal to negative infinity, then there exists otherpoint so that otherpoint is between negative infinity and point.
(=>
(and
(instance ?POINT TimePoint)
(not
(equal ?POINT NegativeInfinity)))
(exists
(?OTHERPOINT)
(temporallyBetween NegativeInfinity ?OTHERPOINT ?POINT)))

point2 is between point1 and point3 if and only if point1 happen?{s} before point2 and point2 happen?{s} before point3.
(<=>
(temporallyBetween ?POINT1 ?POINT2 ?POINT3)
(and
(before ?POINT1 ?POINT2)
(before ?POINT2 ?POINT3)))