spaghettification (n)

From the Cosmology episode of Ologies. The closer you are to a black hole the more strongly its gravity will affect you. If you get close enough the tidal forces are strong enough that the end of you closest to the black hole gets pulled on much harder than the side of you farther from it, resulting in spaghettification. Coined by Stephen Hawking in his book A Brief History of Time. Productive use of -ify and –ation, combined with some effective imagery.

 

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