hyperdrive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hyper- +‎ drive

Noun[edit]

hyperdrive (plural hyperdrives)

  1. (science fiction) A means of traveling faster than light.
    The spaceship's hyperdrive failed, leaving them stranded years from any repair base.
  2. (science fiction) A drive that moves a vehicle through hyperspace.
  3. A state of accelerated action
    With enemies closing in fast, our hero's mind sprung into hyperdrive.

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