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black hole

noun

Simple Definition of black hole

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of black hole

  1. 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. 2 :  something resembling a black hole: as a :  something that consumes a resource continually <a financial black hole> b :  an empty space :  void


BLACK HOLE Defined for Kids

black hole

noun

Definition of black hole for Students

  1. :  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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