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a hypothetical technique to instantly transfer properties from one quantum system to another without contact, or to transfer a quantum state to an arbitrarily distant location.

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quantum teleportation

noun

physics a process by which a change in the quantum state of one subatomic particle in an entangled pair occurs instantly in its twin, wherever it may be
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