from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The movement of objects by scientifically inexplicable means, as by the exercise of an occult power.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The ability to move and manipulate an object with the power of one's mind.
- n. An instance of use of such power.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the ability to move objects by means of thought alone, without physical means; -- an ability claimed by certain persons, such as mediums.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Movement of or motion in an object, animate or inanimate, produced without contact with the body producing the motion. See the quotation under telekinetic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the power to move something by thinking about it without the application of physical force
Either Sylar's powers are unstoppable, or just the telekinesis is immune to all forms of impedance.
There were lots of telepaths around, but only people with a Psi Index of eight or more also had her ability to move things with their mind, which was called telekinesis.
It could also cover making the characters about equal power-strength wise (I actually kinda fell into this one in HTSTW since Darren’s relatively weak telekinesis is pretty lousy compared to everyone else’s powers, but then again he gets a major upgrade in TAWNBT …).
However, even if they can affect what they can’t see, it’s quite easy to explain any arbitrary limitations by pointing out that telekinesis is a mental power and that their mental state can indeed affect what they’re actually able to do.
For example, Raven has telekinesis, which is fairly versatile.
Balthazar is a master sorcerer who has spent most of the last thousand years looking for the right protégé and is an expert at such cool things as gravity inversion spells, which send their victims hurtling through the ceiling, and telekinesis, which is the ability to move far-away objects by mental power alone.
The movie "Push," in theaters Feb. 6, is about a group of young Americans with various psychic abilities who team up to use their paranormal powers against a shadowy U.S. government agency tracking them. psychokinesis, also known as telekinesis or, less formally, "mind over matter."
Unlike most fantasy magic, which gives the user power over all sorts of activities, this world's magic appears to give each angel skill in only one area, such as telekinesis or precognition.
I also like the idea of telekinesis, or even Magneto’s control over metal.
We included in the instructions some great tricks that involve what's known as "telekinesis" (moving objects without touching them).