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  • n. Plural form of hyperjump.

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Examples

  • Not that I didn't have big goddam spaceships, and a chase through multiple hyperjumps right after she shot her way THROUGH YES I SAID THROUGH A MASSIVE BATTLE CRUISER -

    Archive 2007-07-15

  • The ship was doing about ten hyperjumps per second: jump, recompute and jump again.

    A Fire Upon the Deep

  • What a difference this was from our violent hyperjumps!

    Planet Mechanica

  • I prefer the hyperjumps anytime, even though they say transition systems have had their day.

    Vagabond of Space

  • Samuel Graybound-The Lizard's feisty captain believes in 3 things only: hyperjumps, his crazy parrot and teddybears Ludmilla Graybound-Graybound's young wife is the only person he fears Torero-Graybound's mutant parrot may not be so crazy after all!

    Vagabond of Space

  • The ship's positronic autopilot was all set to take the SJ-09 safely to Vagabond in just two hyperjumps.

    Unleashed Powers

  • But because of the linear drive the Ironduke was capable of reaching the targeted space sector much sooner than the other spherical ships of the Fleet, which had to traverse the vast abyss of thousands of light-years in a series of hyperjumps.

    The Man with Two Faces

  • Even at the most unsparing maximum output of their power plants and propulsion equipment the ships would have required at least 4 hyperjumps to cross the tremendous intervening gulf.

    Mystery of the Anti

  • The Arctic, a light cruiser of the Solar Empire could execute hyperjumps up to 2,000 light-years.

    Spaceship of Ancestors

  • Until we're positive, I'd rather stick to hyperjumps. "

    Vagabond of Space

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