superluminal

[soo-per-loo-muh-nl]

Origin of superluminal

super- + Latin lūmin-, stem of lūmen light + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for superluminal

superluminal

adjective
  1. physics of or relating to a speed or velocity exceeding the speed of light
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