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Schwarzschild radius

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The radius of a collapsing celestial object at which gravitational forces require an escape velocity that exceeds the velocity of light, resulting in a black hole.

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  • noun astronomy The radius of an object such that, if all its mass were compressed within that radius, the escape velocity would equal the speed of light

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Karl Schwarzschild, (1873–1916), German astronomer.]

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