telekinesis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1890 the production of motion in objects (as by a spiritualistic medium) without contact or other physical means • telekinetic adjectivetelekinetically adverb

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  • telekinesis — o telequinesis o telequinesia (plural telekinesis) sustantivo femenino 1. (no contable) Movimiento de los objetos utilizando únicamente el poder de la mente …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • telekinesis — el e*ki*ne sis (t[e^]l [u^]*k[i^]*n[=e] s[i^]s), n. the ability to move objects by means of thought alone, without physical means; an ability claimed by certain persons, such as mediums. Note: the existence of this ability is disbelieved by most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • telekinesis — 1890, said to have been coined by Alexander N. Aksakof (1832 1903) Imperial Councilor to the Czar, in Modern Latin, lit. motion at a distance, from TELE (Cf. tele ) + Gk. kinesis movement, motion, from PIE root *kei to move to and fro (see CITE… …   Etymology dictionary

  • telekinesis — ► NOUN ▪ the supposed ability to move objects at a distance by mental power or other non physical means. DERIVATIVES telekinetic adjective. ORIGIN from Greek kin sis motion …   English terms dictionary

  • telekinesis — [tel΄ə ki nē′sis] n. [ModL < tele ,TELE + Gr kinēsis, motion < kinein, to move: see CITE] Parapsychology the act or process of causing an object to move by means of psychic forces, as directed by a spiritualistic medium, and not by means of …   English World dictionary

  • telekinesis — {{#}}{{LM SynT38302}}{{〓}} {{CLAVE T41226}}{{\}}{{CLAVE}}{{/}}{{\}}SINÓNIMOS Y ANTÓNIMOS:{{/}} {{[}}telekinesis{{]}} {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} → {{↑}}telequinesis{{↓}} {{#}}{{LM T41226}}{{〓}} {{SynT38302}}{{\}}SINÓNIMOS Y ANTÓNIMOS{{/}}… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • telekinesis — Telenergy Tel*en er*gy, n. [Gr. th^le far + energy.] Display of force or energy at a distance, or without contact; now more commonly called {telekinesis}; applied to mediumistic phenomena. {Tel en*er gic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • telekinesis — n. Psychol. movement of objects at a distance supposedly by paranormal means. Derivatives: telekinetic adj. Etymology: mod.L (as TELE , Gk kinesis motion f. kineo move) * * * telekinesis to tele lens: see tele …   Useful english dictionary

  • telekinesis — telekinetic /tel i ki net ik, kuy /, adj. /tel i ki nee sis, kuy /, n. psychokinesis. [1885 90; TELE 1 + KINESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • telekinesis — noun a) The ability to move an object with the power of ones thoughts. b) An instance of use of such power. See Also: psychokinesis …   Wiktionary

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