Definitions

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

  • noun A hole made by a burrowing worm.
  • noun 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 The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The hole or track made by a worm, as in timber, fruit, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A burrow made by a worm.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a hole burrowed by a worm
  • noun physics A hypothetical shortcut between two points in spacetime, permitting faster-than-light travel and sometimes time travel.

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  • noun hole made by a burrowing worm

Etymologies

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worm +‎ hole

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  • A hypothetical topological feature of spacetime that is basically a 'shortcut' through space and time. A wormhole has at least two mouths which are connected to a single throat or tube. If the wormhole is traversable, matter can 'travel' from one mouth to the other by passing through the throat. While there is no observational evidence for wormholes, spacetimes containing wormholes are known to be valid solutions in general relativity. (Wikipedia)

    May 21, 2008

  • Wormholes are to black holes as elevators are to deep wells filled with snakes and poisoned spikes.

    Rules for Time Travelers

    May 18, 2009

  • The evil eye of this site has a wormhole on bottom of page, to traverse into the realm of the underworld one must enter there....

    July 2, 2009

  • find experimental and then objects in the mirror are closer than they appear for an evil look in wormhole

    July 2, 2009

  • I don't get what you are on about.

    July 2, 2009

  • Did you click on wormhole on bottom of page and navigate site to 'works','experimental','faces in the mirror' and ultimately some looks of the underworld? I think great sucking vortices might apply for starters.

    July 2, 2009

  • The wormhole link just pops up a window that says 'Navigate from main site' as it kisses me repeatedly.

    July 2, 2009

  • Let it load, son. The site is a little more complex than a 'U-tube' arrow. Once there, gears will move,and navigation is tricky. Some grisley pics...

    July 2, 2009

  • vermicultide? with its ebborlasting wanedering?

    July 3, 2013