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  • adj. faster-than-light; having a speed greater than light.

Etymologies

super- +‎ luminal (Wiktionary)

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  • The superluminal neutrinos that puzzled scientists when first reported last year (2011) seem likely to be demoted to the status of phantoms. A faulty connection in the complex apparatus used for the measurements is now thought to be the cause of the problematic result, as was reported in the UK press today.

    February 23, 2012