tunnelling

Definitions

Astronomy

  • Relativistic effect whereby electrons might travel through rather than over the gravitational wall around a black hole, especially one of low mass

Cars & Driving

  • noun the process of moving a component deeply into its surrounding sheet metal to give the appearance of being recessed, e.g. headlights, tail lights and aerials.

Computing

  • noun a method of enclosing a packet of data from one type of network within another packet so that it can be sent over a different, incompatible network
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