- fu·tur·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
- non·fu·tur·is·tic, adjective
- sem·i·fu·tur·is·tic, adjective
- un·fu·tur·is·tic, adjective
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How to use futuristic in a sentence
Having made quite a nice chunk of change by selling a Windjammer fairing to everybody in America with a motorcycle, Craig Vetter began cranking out his futuristic, modified KZ1000 Mystery Ship.
It’s not so hard to translate “futuristic” into titanium and carbon-reinforced plastic when you’re only building three bikes a day by hand—200 total—and charging $60K for each one.
The panelists said futuristic applications like enhancing intelligence, or making kids with increased disease resistance, remain too uncertain to attempt.The “staged rollout” of gene-modified babies could start with sickle-cell disease | Amy Nordrum | September 3, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Musk continually drifted away from medicine and back to a much more futuristic “general population device,” which he called the company’s “overall” aim.
The futuristic casing was created by the industrial design firm Woke Studio, in Vancouver.
In the future, the ship could be fitted with futuristic lasers and electro-magnetic rail-guns too.Can the Navy's $12 Billion Stealth Destroyer Stay Afloat? | Dave Majumdar | October 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The massive inflatable structure is filled with multi-colored light and takes a prehistoric yet futuristic shape.
It looks like a futuristic chaise longue, and is almost Grecian in its blinding-white color.
It is no coincidence that the strategies striving to solve SCI are futuristic.Electric Stimulation and Rigorous Physical Therapy Show Promise for Paralysis Patients | Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad | April 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Even better, it would use the funds to construct a futuristic $5 billion battery plant.
The furnishings are many hued, the cushions a flare of color, and the pictures fantastically futuristic.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays | Various
Pillbot looked up from examination of the "doodles" and followed Gault over to the futuristic statuary.The 4-D Doodler | Graph Waldeyer
It does not care twopence whether the method of their revelation is new or old, academic or futuristic.The Art of Letters | Robert Lynd
They were anachronisms in this world; misfits; futuristic beings who dared not show themselves.Astounding Stories, June, 1931 | Various
I got a quick impression, looking out the window, that the Germans were certainly the most modern, futuristic people in the world.Unborn Tomorrow | Dallas McCord Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for futuristic
denoting or relating to design, technology, etc, that is thought likely to be current or fashionable at some future time; ultramodern
of or relating to futurism
- futuristically, adverb
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