spaghettification

[ spuh-get-uh-fi-key-shuh n ]
/ spəˌgɛt ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /

noun Physics, Astronomy.

the theoretical stretching of an object as it encounters extreme differences in gravitational forces, especially those associated with a black hole.

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OTHER WORDS FROM spaghettification

spa·ghet·ti·fy, verb (used with object), spa·ghet·ti·fied, spa·ghet·ti·fy·ing.
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