Definition of teleportation
1 : the act or process of moving an object or person by psychokinesis
2 in fiction : instantaeous travel between two locations without crossing the intervening space
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Taylor-Joy will play Illyana Rasputin, code-named Magik, a girl who has learned sorcery and uses teleportation discs to travel.
Bummed that today's technology hasn't lived up to the sci-fi promises of yesteryear (world peace, teleportation, orgasmatrons)?
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Origin and Etymology of teleportation
tele- + transportation
First Known Use: 1931
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