Shortcut vs Wormhole - What's the difference?

shortcut | wormhole |


As nouns the difference between shortcut and wormhole

is that shortcut is a path between two points that is faster than the commonly used paths while wormhole is a hole burrowed by a worm.

shortcut

English

Alternative forms

* short cut, short-cut

Noun

(en noun)
  • A path between two points that is faster than the commonly used paths.
  • A method to accomplish something that omits one or more steps.
  • A symlink (symbolic file link); especially , one that appears as an icon.
  • There are shortcuts to some of my favourite applications on my desktop.
  • A keyboard shortcut - a combination of keystrokes that provides easier access to a command or operation
  • Derived terms

    * keyboard shortcut

    Verb

    (shortcutt)
  • (rft-sense) To take or use a shortcut
  • Anagrams

    *

    wormhole

    Alternative forms

    * worm-hole * worme-hole (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a hole burrowed by a worm
  • * 1593,
  • To fill with worme-holes stately monuments.
  • (relativity) A hypothetical shortcut between two points in spacetime, permitting faster-than-light travel and sometimes time travel.
  • Synonyms

    * (a spacetime construct) Einstein-Rosen bridge