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noun
  1. transference of thought by extrasensory means from the mind of one individual to another; telepathy.

Origin of thought transference

First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for thought transference

Historical Examples

  • Is there any such thing as mind-reading or thought-transference?

    The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12)

    Robert G. Ingersoll

  • The topic first reported on by the society was thought-transference.

  • "Thought-transference, Fiddlesticks," we may hear him cry, in imagination.

    Dynamic Thought

    William Walker Atkinson

  • For all we know, thought-transference may become as common a thing as telephony is now.

  • Languages are more to us than systems of thought-transference.

    Language

    Edward Sapir


British Dictionary definitions for thought transference

thought transference

noun
  1. psychol another name for telepathy
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