big crunch

big crunch

noun, often capitalized B&C

Definition of BIG CRUNCH

:  a hypothetical cosmological event in which all matter in the universe collapses to a singularity and which is posited to be a possible fate of the universe if the density of matter in it is sufficiently high — compare big bang

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