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dark matter


Dark matter is inferred from gravitational effects on visible matter.
  physics:  a hypothetical form of matter that is believed to make up most of the matter in the universe; it is invisible (does not absorb or emit light) and does not collide with atomic particles but exerts gravitational force
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  • Dark matter is inferred from gravitational effects on visible matter.
  • Or perhaps the shots, the concussions that had finished God knew what dark matter, had terminated it.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • In the shadows stood vats and barrels and mounds of dark matter, possibly soil.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • They no longer competed to see who could make the biggest puddle when they urinated, and Blanca did not tell him of the dark matter that stained her underwear once a month.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits

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  • darkfire, lightdark / dark matter, what matters?
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • Dark Matter?
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
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