from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hole made by a burrowing worm.
- n. Physics A theoretical distortion of space-time in a region of the universe that would link one location or time with another, through a path that is shorter in distance or duration than would otherwise be expected.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a hole burrowed by a worm
- n. A hypothetical shortcut between two points in spacetime, permitting faster-than-light travel and sometimes time travel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A burrow made by a worm.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The hole or track made by a worm, as in timber, fruit, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. hole made by a burrowing worm
This wormhole is then used by the attacker to install coding that turns your PC into an obedient “bot,” reporting to a command-and-control server operated by the “botmaster.”
Really? why not? if a wormhole is a fold in space so that disparate locations are adjacent to each other (modem-noise-tunnels notwithstanding), doesn't it make sense that the far-away-location is now subject to gravitational and other space/time forces in effect at the close-location? plus, they get to put this to just awesome use later. i'm enjoying the watchathon btw, thanks!
Even a wormhole is not a “rip” in spacetime, it is just a topological feature in spacetime.
Now, the idea that a bunch of animals flying rings around a planet can generate a wormhole is new levels of dumb, though I have to admit to liking the creatures themselves and their planet-hoping ways, and it's not like you watch Doctor Who for the science.
So the performance was disrupted by a prom that came through a wormhole from the year 1987?
Disappearing Biros ... one such wormhole is undoubtedly the PNB pocket of stab vests.
Down this woefully inadequate strip, people in cars play chicken and honk at each other - as if it will magically widen the road, allowing each of them to pass, even though nothing short of a wormhole is going to accomplish this.
The only thing going down the wormhole is taxpayers 'money.
Which is when he enters into what can only be described as a wormhole to the past, and things take a whole new twist.
Way too small for a human to pass through - but here's where the notion of wormhole time machines is leading.
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