extrasensory perception: perception or communication outside of normal sensory capability, as in telepathy and clairvoyance.
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Examples from the Web for esp
Historical Examples of esp
In a world where ESP and telepathy were normal, it was difficult to keep secrets.
Are you really looking for your family, or for others with ESP?
Bas′al, Bas′ilar, pertaining to or situated at the base, esp.
Pontif′ic, -al, of or belonging to a pontiff or to a bishop, esp.
Redeem′ableness; Redeem′er, one who redeems or ransoms, esp.
British Dictionary definitions for esp
English for Specific (or Special) Purposes: the technique of teaching English to students who need it for a particular purpose, such as business dealings
electronic stability programme: an electronic system that automatically stabilizes a road vehicle that is being oversteered or is in danger of rolling over by selectively applying individual brakes
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Word Origin and History for esp
1934, initialism for extra-sensory perception.
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