teleport

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[ tel-uh-pawrt, -pohrt ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt /

verb (used with object)

to transport (a body) by telekinesis.

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Origin of teleport

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1950–55; back formation from teleportation, equivalent to tele-1 + (trans)portation

OTHER WORDS FROM teleport

tel·e·por·ta·tion, tel·e·por·tage, noun

Definition for teleport (2 of 2)

teleport2
[ tel-uh-pawrt, -pohrt ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt /

noun

a regional telecommunications network that provides access to communications satellites and other long distance media; telecommunications hub.

Origin of teleport

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First recorded in 1980–85; tele-1 + port1
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British Dictionary definitions for teleport

teleport
/ (ˈtɛlɪˌpɔːt) /

verb

(tr) (in science fiction) to transport (a person or object) across a distance instantaneously

Derived forms of teleport

teleportation, noun

Word Origin for teleport

C20: from tele- + port 5
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