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hyperdrive

noun

in science fiction, a device which allows a space vehicle to travel faster than the speed of light, entering hyperspace; also, the state of such space travel

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Isaac Asimov first talked about hyperdrive in the 1940s.

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n.

by 1955, an invented word of science fiction writers to describe anything that can power a space craft faster than the speed of light. See hyper- + drive (n.).

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