Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Communication or perception by means other than the physical senses.

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  • n. The ISO 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for Spain.
  • extrasensory perception
  • abbr. Electronic Stability Program

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  • n. apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
  • n. apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

e(xtra)s(ensory) p(erception).

Examples

  • KING: James Randi, before we take phone calls, I had the honor of interviewing D.. J.D. Rhine of D.ke, the inventor of the term ESP extrasensory perception, psychic phenomenon and the like.

    CNN Transcript Jun 5, 2001

  • 1892 - Dr Paul Joire, a French researcher used the term ESP to describe the ability of a person who had been hypnotised or was in a trance-like state to sense things without using ordinary senses.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Article Source: ArticlesBase. com – The Wild Streak in ESP Guitars for head-to-head fantasy, would you trade rip hamilton, kirk hinrich, brad miller, and nenad krstic for …? for dirk nowitzki, jeff foster, and alonzo mourning and theo ratliff? considering … statwise who would be winning?

    Hamilton Kirk | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • I wonder howthey fared in ESP research after the curtain fell.

    The Psychics Behind the Iron Curtain « Awful Library Books

  • Game description: The universal organization ESP is ambitious to rule the Earth.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Meanwhile, Boris Dragosani is similarly a member of the Russian special branch that specializes in ESP powers.

    REVIEW: Necroscope by Brian Lumley

  • A number of acquaintances I made through larp believe in ESP and like to discuss occurrences together.

    ESP

  • * I've always been very interested in ESP and other purportedly paranormal abilities - particularly the less anecdotal information, i.e., as they can be observed and measured in a laboratory.

    Yesterday

  • Microsoft and Lockheed Martin have announced a deal to license the software titan's simulation software -- dubbed "ESP" -- for use in the aerospace firm's battle training simulations.

    InternetNews Realtime News for IT Managers

  • While ESP is probably the best approach to this, it’s still somewhat problematic for a couple of reasons, namely that ESP itself can be detected and blocked.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Battle for the Internet:

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