American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A hypothetical method of transportation in which matter or information is dematerialized, usually instantaneously, at one point and recreated at another.
- n. Any of many (mostly hypothetical or fictional) processes of moving matter from one spatial point to another without physically crossing the space in-between and which are often depicted or described as happening instantaneously, and through dematerialization or gateways.
- n. a hypothetical mode of instantaneous transportation; matter is dematerialized at one place and recreated at another
- Coined by Charles Fort in his 1931 book Lo! from tele- + transportation. (Wiktionary)
- tele- + (trans)portation. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“When teleportation is not available I'd probably install weaponry that permanently incapacitates the intruders, preferably by decapitation.”
“This kind of "strong" teleportation is required for some quantum information applications, and could lead to the teleportation of quantum images.”
“Brita then appears by the bushes and we learn that teleportation is her power.”
“In Y2K, a resume offering 15 years of Java experience, a background in teleportation, and work at Amazon starting in 1989 actually got Niall Kennedy an avalanche of interest from executive recruiters.”
“It turns out that teleportation is a fertile springboard for interesting and thought-provoking dilemmas about life and death, mostly centering on their definitions.”
“The real comparison to Bester's teleportation is Jumper.”
“This is where quantum entanglement - sometimes described as "teleportation" - begins.”
“Dr. Manhattan’s teleportation is way overpowered, but that’s what they were going for with him.”
“I’d say the problem with teleportation is that it mostly takes physical movement out of the story.”
“I’d say teleportation is overpowered, but it would be much more interesting if it was restricted somehow, like Holli said.”
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