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Definition of "spaghettification" []

  • The stretching of objects into long thin shapes in a very strong gravitational field such as a black hole. (noun)

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Use "spaghettification" in a sentence
  • "Weather this means that they will actually us correct or Hollywood science is unclear but I am feel quite confident that if they were made aware of the term spaghettification and what it entails they just might want to use real science."
  • "Matter coming close to the event horizon of a small black hole undergoes a process called spaghettification, a term coined by Stephen Hawking in his book ''A Brief History of Time' 'to describe extraordinarily strong tidal forces."
  • "Matter coming close to the event horizon of a small black hole undergoes a process called spaghettification, a term coined by Stephen Hawking in his book"