The Largest Black Hole in the Universe - Size Comparison

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


A supermassive black hole is a very large hole in the center of a galaxy. They are so large that they can suck in entire stars and galaxies.

  • The supermassive black hole is located in the center of the galaxy.
  • The supermassive black hole is so large that it can suck in entire stars and galaxies.

Supercharging is a term that is used to describe the process of increasing the power or performance of a vehicle, machine, or engine.

  • The car was supercharged, which gave it more power.
  • The engine was supercharged, which made it faster.

A thing is gravitational if it attracts other things towards it. The Earth is gravitational, because it attracts objects towards it.

  • The gravitational force between the planets is what keeps them in orbit.
  • The gravitational force between the stars is what makes them move.

Devouring something means to eat or drink it completely. If you devour an entire cake, you've eaten it all.

  • She devoured the cake in one bite.
  • He devoured the whole bowl of cereal in one sitting.

To churn is to make something seem more complicated than it is. When people talk about the economy being in a "churn," they mean that the economy is changing a lot, and it's not always easy to understand what is happening.

  • The company is churning out a lot of new products, which is why the market is so unstable.
  • The politician was trying to churn up votes by associating himself with popular issues.

Spewing is a word that is usually used to describe a violent or uncontrolled outburst of anger or rage. When someone spews their words, they often use a lot of profanity.

  • He was so angry that he started spewing words at me.
  • The angry mob was spewing obscenities at the police.

To shimmy is to move slowly and carefully on your stomach or back. You might shimmy across a sticky floor to avoid getting your shoes stuck.

  • She shimmied across the room to get to the other side.
  • The monkey shimmied down the tree to get to the food.

Humanly is used to describe something that is done in a way that is considerate of the people involved. When you say that something is humanly impossible, you are saying that it is impossible for the thing to happen in a way that is fair to everyone involved.

  • The project was humanly impossible because it required too much manpower.
  • The company tried to humanly compromise with the union, but it didn't work out.

When someone is bonkers, they are crazy. This might mean that they are insane, or it might just mean that they are having a really bad day.

  • He was acting really bonkers, and I didn't know what to do.
  • She was acting so bonkers that I was worried about her.