- adj. faster-than-light; having a speed greater than light.
- super- + luminal (Wiktionary)
“The term superluminal is unfortunate, and to be honest I cringe a bit when ever I hear the word.”
“Monitoring of this star by both amateurs and professionals for signs of a high velocity or 'superluminal'-expanding nebulalight-echo would seem to be in order.”
“This model, called the superluminal model of pulsars, was described by Singleton and colleague Andrea Schmidt as solving many unanswered issues about pulsars.”
“I will second that so called superluminal expansion, such as in inflationary cosmology, does not mean things travelling faster than light.”
“VNM: I had come across the word "superluminal" in one of Julian May's novels -- I don't think I'd run across it before -- and she was cool with my using it for a title, so I did.”
“Such apparent "superluminal" motion has been seen before in high-speed jets of material squirted out by some black holes.”
“superluminal" motion has been seen before in high-speed jets of material squirted out by some black holes.”
“I say, the berm of a superluminal river in space, a Kransikov tube, a la The January Dancer.”
“In Vonda N. McIntyre's Superluminal, a woman has to undergo bodily augmentation and alteration in order to cope with the pressures of being a starship pilot, e.g. the ability to go superluminal.”
“People move about through superluminal flight combined with suspended animation, making travel a non-issue.”
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List of adjectives such as everduring that do not frequent common speech and writing. A continuation of my list Adjectival Arcana, which had grown to over 7700 words and had become far too cumbersome.
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