Wormhole meaning

wûrmhōl
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(physics) A hypothetical shortcut between two points in spacetime, permitting faster-than-light travel and sometimes time travel.
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A hole made by a burrowing worm.
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A theoretical distortion of space-time in a region of the universe that would link one location or time with another, through a path that is shorter in distance or duration than would otherwise be expected.
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A hole made, as in wood, by a worm, termite, etc.
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A hypothetical space-time tunnel or channel connecting a black hole with another universe, with a white hole, etc.
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A hole made by a burrowing worm.
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A theoretical distortion of space-time that would link points in space through a second set of paths, some of which could be shorter than the shortest path without the wormhole. It is not known whether workholes are possible.
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A hole burrowed by a worm.
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