multiverse

noun
mul·​ti·​verse | \ ˈməl-tē-ˌvərs How to pronounce multiverse (audio) \

Definition of multiverse

cosmology
: a theoretical reality that includes a possibly infinite number of parallel universes

Examples of multiverse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nightmare will then unleash inter-dimensional entities, which will bring chaos to the multiverse. Chris Smith, BGR, "This might be how ‘WandaVision’ connects to ‘Doctor Strange 2’," 10 Mar. 2021 It’s a pendulum, from universe to universes to multiverse, when the cycle starts anew. Adam Rogers, Wired, "WandaVision Brought the Multiverse to Marvel," 11 Feb. 2021 Which brings us back to the proposal of the multiverse. Alan Lightman, The Atlantic, "Of Miracles and Multiverses," 22 Mar. 2021 Some theories suggested that the mutants might drop in from a different reality, now that the multiverse has been introduced in the MCU. Jacob Siegal, BGR, "Big X-Men spoiler might tie Marvel’s mutants into ‘Avengers: Endgame’," 12 Mar. 2021 But if Nash and all the Wellses in his brain are gone, does that means Team Flash will have to move forward without a Wells since they, and everyone on Earth-Prime, are under the impression that the multiverse is dead? Chancellor Agard, EW.com, "The Flash boss unpacks [SPOILER]'s fate and shares 7 more teases for season 7," 3 Mar. 2021 That’s what the multiverse is, and why scientists accept its existence as the default position. Ethan Siegel, Forbes, "Why Do Physicists Say A Multiverse Has To Exist?," 25 Feb. 2021 To understand the multiverse is to understand the physics of space, which is everywhere. quantamagazine.org, "Physicists Study How Universes Might Bubble Up and Collide," 25 Jan. 2021 There was no tearing of the multiverse; for now, the X-Men remain firmly outside the MCU. Adam B. Vary, chicagotribune.com, "‘WandaVision’ finale: 6 burning questions on the fate of Agatha, Monica, the twins and more," 6 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of multiverse

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for multiverse

multi- + universe

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“Multiverse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiverse. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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