- 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.
- Futuristic, particularly with respect to things similar in appearance or effect to technology in the Star Trek franchise.
2008 August 4, Darst, David M., The Little Book that Saves Your Assets: What the Rich Continue to Do to Stay Wealthy in Up and Down Markets, Hoboken: Wiley, ISBN 9780470250044, OL 18517572M, 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, Crawford, D., Nirvana in the Garden of Eden: The Quantum Leap and Evolution of 2012, Bloomington: AuthorHouse, ISBN 9781477233276, OL 25423072M, 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.