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(of a black hole or star) having a mass in the range of millions or billions of times that of the sun


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    [soo-per-mas-iv, soo-] /ˈsu pərˈmæs ɪv, ˌsu-/ noun 1. Astronomy. a star with a mass more than fifty times the mass of the sun.

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    noun (modifier) 1. having or relating to the very highest levels of security: a supermax jail noun, adjective See super-max

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