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teleport1

[tel-uh-pawrt, -pohrt] /ˈtɛl əˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to transport (a body) by telekinesis.
Origin of teleport1
1950-1955
1950-55; back formation from teleportation, equivalent to tele-1 + (trans)portation
Related forms
teleportation, teleportage, noun

teleport2

[tel-uh-pawrt, -pohrt] /ˈtɛl əˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt/
noun
1.
a regional telecommunications network that provides access to communications satellites and other long distance media; telecommunications hub.
Origin
1980-85; tele-1 + port1
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British Dictionary definitions for teleport

teleport

/ˈtɛlɪˌpɔːt/
verb
1.
(transitive) (in science fiction) to transport (a person or object) across a distance instantaneously
Derived Forms
teleportation, noun
Word Origin
C20: from tele- + port5
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Word Origin and History for teleport
v.

1940, in reference to religious miracles, from tele- + ending from transport. Related: Teleported; teleporter; teleporting.

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