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Etymology [ edit ]
franchise; see Star Trek Appendix:Star Trek.
( beam up third-person singular simple present , beams up present participle , beaming up simple past and past participle ) beamed up
( science fiction , transitive ) To teleport (someone or something) using a (fictional) device, especially from the surface of a planet to an orbiting starship.
( science fiction , intransitive ) To be teleported, or to teleport oneself, in this manner.
( intransitive ) To appear suddenly, as if by teleport.
( slang ) To get high on drugs, especially crack cocaine.
1991, : New Jack City
Pookie: "They call it the "Enterprise Room", man, because it's for people who wanna be beamed up to Scotty."
2004, Hayes, Teddy, Blood Red Blues, , page 75: ISBN 9781932112214
Crack cocaine done gave straight-up pimping a nosebleed in the ghetto. 'Specially when crack hoes be trickin for two or three dollars, just to get enough to beam up, how you gon charge a John a hundred or two hundred bucks?
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