## In context|relativity|lang=en terms the difference between spacetime and wormhole

is that

**spacetime** is (relativity) a specific region of the universe with mathematically different properties than the surrounding spacetime synonymous with "metric" within the context of general relativity while

**wormhole** is (relativity) a hypothetical shortcut between two points in spacetime, permitting faster-than-light travel and sometimes time travel.

## As nouns the difference between **spacetime** and **wormhole**

is that

**spacetime** is (uncountable|physics) the four-dimensional continuum of the three spatial dimensions plus time while

**wormhole** is a hole burrowed by a worm.