Star Trek

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Star Trek

  1. A popular sci-fi media franchise set in the future, primarily focusing on the adventures of the personnel of a space navy of an interstellar political federation of which Earth is a charter member.

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Star Trek (comparative more Star Trek, superlative most Star Trek)

  1. Futuristic, particularly with respect to things similar in appearance or effect to technology in the Star Trek franchise.
    • 1992, Faith Popcorn, The Popcorn Report: Faith Popcorn on the Future of Your Company, Your World, Your Life, New York: Doubleday, →ISBN, →OL, page 110:
      Sounds very Star Trek, but Virtual Reality technology exists right now.
    • 2002, Eddie Rowley, Westlife on Tour[2], Ebury, published 2011, →ISBN, →OL:
      'This is very Star Trek,' Bryan pipes up as he examines the sketches of the space suits.
    • 2007 July 3, Michele Bardsley, Don't Talk Back to Your Vampire, Signet Eclipse, →ISBN, →OL, page 121:
      Older vampires learned how to dissemble and reassemble their bodies in a way that was very Star Trek.
    • 2008 August 4, David M. Darst, The Little Book that Saves Your Assets: What the Rich Continue to Do to Stay Wealthy in Up and Down Markets, Hoboken: Wiley, →ISBN, →OL, page 154:
      Such portfolios lie on the so-called efficient frontier, which sounds very Star Trek, and is shown in Exhibit 12.2.
    • 2012 August 29, D. Crawford, Nirvana in the Garden of Eden: The Quantum Leap and Evolution of 2012, Bloomington: AuthorHouse, →ISBN, →OL, page 33:
      The next century will be more Star Trek than anyone could have imagined. All the untapped channels and stations or frequencies (apps you can download) in the brain will become the new final frontier to explore.