Definitions

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  • adjective Very or extremely massive.
  • adjective Much larger than usual.

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Examples

  • Earlier this year, NASA reported that the Swift telescope had detected dual black holes, that is, a supermassive blackhole at the center of a galaxy located extremely close to another galaxy with a blackhole at its center--a rarely observed occurrence.

    Black Hole Eats Star: Researchers Detail Astounding Cosmic Occurrence (VIDEO)

  • Most galaxies are thought to harbor central, huge blackholes dubbed supermassive blackholes.

    A Dark, Misleading Force

  • Over the past decade or two, black holes have been discovered all over the place-small ones peppered around the Milky Way and huge ones, impressively called "supermassive" black holes, lurking the centers of galaxies.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • The predecessors to black hole formation, objects called supermassive stars, probably started forming within the first few hundred million years after the Big Bang some 14 billion years ago.

    Top Headlines at CU Boulder

  • The predecessors to black hole formation, objects called supermassive stars, probably started forming within the first few hundred million years after the Big Bang some 14 billion years ago.

    R&D Mag - News

  • These two so-called supermassive black holes, which are celestial objects with enormous gravitational pull, are locked in orbit about 5 billion light years away from Earth, the scientists said.

    The Times of India

  • These two so-called supermassive black holes, which are celestial objects with enormous gravitational pull, are locked in orbit about 5 billion light years away from Earth, the scientists said.

    Signs of the Times

  • The predecessors to black hole formation, objects called supermassive stars, probably started forming within the first few hundred million years after the Big Bang some 14 billion years ago.

    YubaNet.com

  • The predecessors to black hole formation, objects called supermassive stars, probably started forming within the first few hundred million years after the Big Bang some 14 billion years ago.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • The predecessors to black hole formation, objects called supermassive stars, probably started forming within the first few hundred million years after the Big Bang some 14 billion years ago.

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