teleport

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Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from teleportation.

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Verb[edit]

teleport (third-person singular simple present teleports, present participle teleporting, simple past and past participle teleported)

  1. (intransitive) To travel from one point to another without physically crossing the distance between the two points.
  2. (transitive) To move an object in this fashion, as by telekinesis.

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  • (to travel from one point to another without physically crossing the distance): beam

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Noun[edit]

teleport (plural teleports)

  1. (science fiction) A teleporter.
  2. A satellite ground station.
    • 2004, D. K. Sachdev, Business Strategies For Satellite Systems (page 131)
      Teleports provide access to multiple satellites and other media as well. Independently owned teleports may also provide competitive access to different satellite systems.