superluminal

[soo-per-loo-muh-nl]
adjective Astronomy.
appearing to travel faster than the speed of light.

Origin:
super- + Latin lūmin-, stem of lūmen light + -al1

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superluminal (ˌsuːpəˈluːmɪnəl)
 
adj
physics of or relating to a speed or velocity exceeding the speed of light

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Example sentences
In other words, it might be used to convey information at superluminal
  velocities.
On other side, that oscillation is necessary for superluminal particles.
True superluminal velocities are not achievable through linear drive.
Not quite as exciting as superluminal neutrinos, but if it holds up it's big
  stuff.
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