Definition of hyperdrive in English:


Syllabification: hy·per·drive
Pronunciation: /ˈhīpərˌdrīv


  • (In science fiction) a propulsion system for travel in hyperspace.
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    • I know more about starship engines and hyperdrives than I ever wanted to know.
    • Take up screening positions around Nova Fortress and have your hyperdrives slaved to ours.
    • Propulsion was handled by four cold-fusion engines and the hyperdrive systems were prototype units.

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