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Definition of "hyperdrive" []

  • A fictional device allowing a spaceship to travel faster than the speed of light, especially by passing through hyperspace. (noun)
  • Informal A state of heightened activity or concentration. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hyperdrive" in a sentence
  • "March 17th, 2010 at 9: 37 pm glamourdammerung says: drhunt1 says: glamour-quit reading the left-winged blogs that are in hyperdrive right now, attempting to minimize this particular poll."
  • "Side Note: I keep looking for worthy Star Trek goodies to write about but the merchandising biys at Lucasfilm seem to be in hyperdrive mode this year."
  • "At some point, not that long ago, Jamie Stuart, even under the pressure of an impossible turnaround, realized that signaling "immediacy" or "timeliness" by giving the camera a Dogme-tic rattle, saturating the soundtrack with newsfeed noise and cramming it all through any given editing software's hyperdrive is so 20th century."