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teleport2

[tel-uh-pawrt, -pohrt]
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noun
  1. a regional telecommunications network that provides access to communications satellites and other long distance media; telecommunications hub.

Origin of teleport2

First recorded in 1980–85; tele-1 + port1
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British Dictionary definitions for teleport's

teleport

verb
  1. (tr) (in science fiction) to transport (a person or object) across a distance instantaneously
Derived Formsteleportation, noun

Word Origin

C20: from tele- + port 5
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Word Origin and History for teleport's

teleport

v.

1940, in reference to religious miracles, from tele- + ending from transport. Related: Teleported; teleporter; teleporting.

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