tele·​port | \ ˈte-lə-ˌpȯrt How to pronounce teleport (audio) \
teleported; teleporting; teleports

Definition of teleport

transitive verb

: to transfer by teleportation

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Researchers have attempted to teleport more complicated states of particles with some success. Daniel Garisto, Scientific American, "“Qutrit” Experiments Are a First in Quantum Teleportation," 6 Aug. 2019 One of my favorite moments in the finale is when Deke goes off on his grandparents about not being taken seriously or even liked and then teleports into the action. Chancellor Agard,, "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. bosses explain what those twists mean for the final season," 3 Aug. 2019 Its supermarkets, complete with live fish tanks, could have been teleported straight from Hanoi. Michelle Hackman And Georgia Wells, WSJ, "The Quirkiest Dining Scene in Berlin? Communist Comfort Food," 28 June 2019 Tandy can summon a dagger of light directly into her hand, while Tyrone can teleport using his cloak. Claire Dodson, Teen Vogue, "Marvel's "Cloak and Dagger" Season 2 Throws Fresh Villains in the Mix and New Social Issues to Tackle," 9 Apr. 2019 Others use moving, teleporting magic mirrors or rocky outcroppings that rise out of lava pits, making simply getting around a chore. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "Overcooked 2 puts some icing on the original’s delicious co-op cake," 7 Aug. 2018 Now, if only there was a way to teleport between all of these stores to taste-test every single holiday drink before the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "Starbucks Is Selling a Snowy Cheese Latte in China," 17 Nov. 2018 Weak and outnumbered, what the Slark should have done was to hide in the trees, out of sight of the humans, and possibly teleport away without drawing their attention or wait for the rest of their team to come and help. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Elon Musk’s Dota 2 bots spank top-tier humans, and they know how to trash talk," 6 Aug. 2018 Dagger generates knives of pure light that can cut through steel, while Cloak commands an inky black cloud somehow connected to an ability to teleport. Mike Hale, New York Times, "Review: Marvel Moves to New Orleans for ‘Cloak & Dagger’," 6 June 2018

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First Known Use of teleport

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for teleport

back-formation from teleportation

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