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black hole

noun

: an invisible area in outer space with gravity so strong that light cannot get out of it

Full Definition of BLACK HOLE

1
:  a celestial object that has a gravitational field so strong that light cannot escape it and that is believed to be created especially in the collapse of a very massive star
2
:  something resembling a black hole: as
a :  something that consumes a resource continually <a financial black hole>
b :  an empty space :  void

Examples of BLACK HOLE

  1. <a psychopath who seemingly has a black hole where his heart should be>

First Known Use of BLACK HOLE

1964
BLACK HOLE Defined for Kids

black hole

noun

Definition of BLACK HOLE for Kids

:  a heavenly body with such strong gravity that light cannot escape it and that is thought to be caused by the collapse of a massive star

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