Definition: A vertex of a directed graph which is reachable from all other vertices.
See also supersource, sink, flow network.
Note: Usually added to convert a graph with multiple sinks into a graph with a single sink.
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Jason McCabe, "supersink", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 19 April 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/supersink.html