collapsar

n. Astron. = black hole 1.

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  • collapsar — col·lap·sar …   English syllables

  • collapsar — /kəˈlæpsa/ (say kuh lapsah) noun a star which exhausts its fuel and then collapses, creating a black hole. {collaps(e) + ar, modelled on quasar, pulsar} …   Australian English dictionary

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