(In science fiction) a propulsion system for travel in hyperspace.
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of hyperdrive in:
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