multiverse

(redirected from Other universes)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

mul·ti·verse

 (mŭl′tə-vûrs′)
n.
1. The collection of parallel universes that comprise all of reality in some quantum mechanical and cosmological theories.
2. A similar collection of parallel universes in a work of fiction or a series of related works of fiction.

American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

multiverse

(ˈmʌltɪˌvɜːs)
n
(Astronomy) astronomy the aggregate of all existing matter, of which the universe is but a tiny fragment
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Translations
Multiversum
References in periodicals archive ?
And don't even think about touring other universes without packing this book.--Tom Siegfried Knopf, 2011, 372 p., $29.95.
Between us and these other universes lies absolute nothingness, in the exact sense--no space or time, no matter, no energy."
In this theory, our universe emerged from a black hole in a previous universe; moreover, each black hole in our universe (and other universes) generates yet another universe.
Full browser ?