American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A fictional device allowing a spaceship to travel faster than the speed of light, especially by passing through hyperspace.
- n. Informal A state of heightened activity or concentration.
- hyper- + drive (Wiktionary)
- hyper(space) + drive. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“March 17th, 2010 at 9: 37 pm glamourdammerung says: drhunt1 says: glamour-quit reading the left-winged blogs that are in hyperdrive right now, attempting to minimize this particular poll.”
“Side Note: I keep looking for worthy Star Trek goodies to write about but the merchandising biys at Lucasfilm seem to be in hyperdrive mode this year.”
“At some point, not that long ago, Jamie Stuart, even under the pressure of an impossible turnaround, realized that signaling "immediacy" or "timeliness" by giving the camera a Dogme-tic rattle, saturating the soundtrack with newsfeed noise and cramming it all through any given editing software's hyperdrive is so 20th century.”
“Some minor upkeep issues ... coolant venting, hyperdrive is about due for your 6 lightyear tune up, umm ... shocks, sparks, could handle that all for about 200.”
“The main reason is this: we know too little about the so-called hyperdrive and have no experience with it.”
“By late November, MBIA was working in "hyperdrive" with private-equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC, according to Mr. Chaplin.”
“News Corp. TV boss expects recent moves to 'hyperdrive' company's businesses”
“B&C Executive EditorMelissa Grego about how he expects the company to continue to claim retrans and advertising wins, and why the new executive structure will "hyperdrive" News Corp. 's business.”
“Financial services lobbyists working in 'hyperdrive' to soften tax on bailed-out bonuses.”
“Hamilton reads as much contemporary popular science as he can, and likes to extrapolate from the latest theories, but also keeps it simple: "The hyperdrive is a black box with a button on that you press and it takes you where you want to go.”
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pretty open-ended here—terms, ideas, lingo, technologies and phenomena (real or postulated) that are, were, should be or could be used in speculative fiction
over or beyond; exceeding; excessively
Words coined in or popularized by science fiction. Some stolen from here: http://io9....
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