Definition of "tachyon" [tachyon]

  • (noun) A hypothetical subatomic particle that always travels faster than the speed of light.

Use "tachyon" in a sentence

  • "While someone who actually has a clue what a tachyon is will feel more comfortable with the terminology, Sawyer leaves enough elbow room for non-scifi fans."
  • "If there is an elementary particle, or wavicle, of thought, a faster-than-light one like the tachyon might be a good candidate for the honor."
  • "Of course, it's the same for SF: Star Trek taught us that just about any problem whatsoever can be solved by a single talented engineer who builds a novel theory from scratch in 15 minutes and then reverses the tachyon beam."

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