in the fictional universe of the Star Trek franchise: a member of a humanoid alien race, characterized by strictly logical and rational thinking and the suppression of normal human emotions; (hence) a person regarded as having similar characteristics
If he doesn't understand the ‘Sf’ factor in Vulcan proper names, then he should be publicly chastised.
Mr. Spock here tells me that he is half Vulcan.
This half-Vulcan, half-human hybrid…has a greater wellspring of emotion than other Vulcans.
Paris glanced at him, then did a double take. The Vulcan actually looked relieved.
Spock had become instrumental in the efforts to reduce those tensions by decades of secret negotiations intended to reconcile the Romulans with the Vulcans.
In 1999, Rice resigned as a provost of Stanford and became the head of Bush’s team of foreign-policy advisers, which was known within the campaign as the Vulcans.
Whenever they had an argument, my father’s utterly rational approach, she claimed, was overly Vulcan.
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