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wormhole Syllabification: worm·hole
Pronunciation: /ˈwərmˌhōl/

Definition of wormhole in English:


1A hole made by a burrowing insect larva or worm in wood, fruit, books, or other materials.
Example sentences
  • I see the knot as the branch it used to be and the wormhole as the food source and home for the bug.
1.1 Physics A hypothetical connection between widely separated regions of space-time.
Example sentences
  • These wormholes connect not only two regions of space (hence the name) but also two regions of time as well.
  • When I was in high school, I gave a presentation on black holes, wormholes and time travel for my physics class.
  • Now a wormhole is a bit like a black hole only different.

Words that rhyme with wormhole

earhole • waterhole

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