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wormhole

1. a hole made by a worm in timber, plants, etc.
2. Physics a tunnel in the geometry of space--time postulated to connect different parts of the universe

wormhole

(werm -hohl) A theoretical object bridging two regions of spacetime. See also white hole.

wormhole, bore hole

A hole or tunnel of any size in wood caused by worms.

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Since the two events, time delay and packet loss, are not mutually exclusive (as there maybe loss of packets and time delay at the same time), the wormhole presence probability (WPP) for a path can be defined as
Proposed mechanisms are different in terms of detection and avoidance of wormhole attack.
In integrated UMTS and WLAN ad hoc network, the multi-hop WLAN ad hoc network is a wormhole prone region.
It is unlikely that the star of Interstellar would survive a journey like this, but the model proposed by IFIC researchers posits that matter would not be lost inside the singularity, but rather would be expelled out the other side through the wormhole at its centre to another region of the universe.
Even in its wormhole modality, the black hole still serves as a receptacle, or a medium, for male intentionality.
In cyber security, the term wormhole was recently adopted [HU03] to describe an attack on Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET) routing protocols in which colluding nodes create the illusion that two remote regions of a MANET are directly connected through nodes that appear to be neighbors, but are actually distant from one another.
Spaceships and wormholes are fine for science nerds -- but when people lie, or deceive their loved ones, or succumb to all-too-human weaknesses, that's real drama.
A typical wormhole attack includes two strategically placed adversary nodes at different ends of a network and connected with a less latency wired or wireless link compared to default links used in the network.
The apps, called Music Wormholes, are tools that aim to provide a shortcut to "the musical universe." Scrolling through a clocklike wheel, you begin with simple chord diagrams for your instrument of choice (presently there are apps for guitar, ukulele and piano).
But the new study suggests that an almost-steady wormhole is possible.
Finally, the recently announced shareholder dividend to be issued in shares of our Digital Voting Series A-1 Preferred Stock, OSTKO, has opened a wormhole that will further connect our retail, blockchain, and crypto universes."