Adjective "teleport" definition and examples

(Teleport may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈtɛlɪpɔːt/

Definitions and examples

verb

(especially in science fiction) transport or be transported across space and distance instantly.
  1. no object 'the Grey Knights possess the ability to teleport on to any part of the battlefield'
  2. 'The demon shouted, and disappeared in a flash of light, instantly teleporting down into the depths of the earth.'
  3. 'However, it was easier said than done, for Amelia was teleporting sporadically, making it impossible to determine where she'd appear next.'
  4. 'Syn snapped his fingers and this man was teleported instantly onto the dais.'
  5. 'Particles of light have been frozen in their tracks, or even teleported.'
  6. '‘I thought you were teleporting outside the room,’ one young man said in an exasperated tone when he saw Darius.'
  7. 'The others remain at your base where they can be teleported instantly back and forth to your party.'
  8. 'It was cool just checking out all the different heroes walking/running/superspeeding/superleaping/flying / teleporting down the street.'
  9. 'And with scientists already having teleported beams of light, can warp drive really be that far behind?'
  10. 'Rion moved silently through the tall grass toward where he estimated the group of five would be at the moment, wincing slightly as the last after - effects of teleporting himself wore off slowly.'
  11. 'When he handed us the keys, I thought that meant that he was teleporting you home.'

noun

A centre providing interconnections between different forms of telecommunications, especially one which links satellites to ground-based communications.
  1. 'THT provides tri-band satellite communications capable of supporting a variety of worldwide missions and is interoperable with all tri-band satellite terminals and teleport earth terminals.'
  2. 'Network operations and management will provide the monitoring and control of gateway terminals, teleports and communications payloads that are working as network resources.'
An act of teleporting.
  1. 'The teleport had taken weeks, if not months, out of their journey!'
  2. 'The forced teleport had knocked Carrie right out, as it had the first time it had happened to her, and she woke up to find herself alone in the throne room.'

More definitions

1. to transport (a body) by telekinesis.

More examples(as adjective)

"services can be teleport."

"licenses can be teleport."

Origin

(teleport)1950s: back-formation from teleportation ( 1930s), from tele- ‘at a distance’ + a shortened form of transportation.