1 [tel-uh-pawrt, -pohrt]
verb (used with object)
to transport (a body) by telekinesis.

1950–55; back formation from teleportation, equivalent to tele-1 + (trans)portation

teleportation, teleportage, noun Unabridged


2 [tel-uh-pawrt, -pohrt]
a regional telecommunications network that provides access to communications satellites and other long distance media; telecommunications hub.

1980–85; tele-1 + port1 Unabridged
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teleport (ˈtɛlɪˌpɔːt)
(tr) (in science fiction) to transport (a person or object) across a distance instantaneously
[C20: from tele- + port5]

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Main Entry:  teleport1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a person who practices teleportation
Main Entry:  teleport2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a satellite communications system that transmits data; also the stationary earth station that interfaces with this
Main Entry:  teleport
Part of Speech:  v
Definition:  to transfer or transmit instantaneously without physically traversing the space in between but rather by psychic or advanced technological means's 21st Century Lexicon
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Example sentences
It has a further advantage in that it is much more stable than income, which can teleport to zero with the loss of a job.
Which quickly learns how to teleport itself without the device.
And if he's shaking your hand while he teleports, you teleport along with him.
In order to overcome this hurdle, one would have to essentially teleport around the galaxy.
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