mass driver

noun

Definition of mass driver

: a large electromagnetic catapult designed to hurl material (as from an asteroid) into space

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The launch of Uber Copter arrives a month after its IPO, which was met with a mass driver strike. Joshua Bote, USA TODAY, "'Uber Copters': Uber will offer $200 helicopter flights in New York City this summer," 6 June 2019

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1975, in the meaning defined above

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