teleporting adj.

capable of teleportation n.; causing teleportation n.

  • 1948 E. Fennel War of Intangibles in Astounding Science-Fiction June 142/2 page image

    The rocket tubes…on this craft performed the same functions as the rotors on teleporting helicars.

  • 1951 ‘J. Wyndham’ in Sci.-Fantasy Winter 6

    This teleporting guy.

  • 1966 L. Niven By Mind Alone in Worlds of If June 151 page image Larry Niven bibliography

    You'd hear a skinny senior describing the teleporting society in Bester’s The Stars My Destination.

  • 1992 R. Reynolds Super Heroes (1994) iv. 85

    A teleporting blue German elf.

  • 2011 F. Meadows Key to Starveldt vii. 146

    Someone who’s just…gone three rounds with a teleporting maniac.

Research requirements

antedating 1948

Earliest cite

J. Schmitz 'The Witches of Karres'

Research History
Jeff Wolfe submitted a cite from a reprint of James Schmitz' "The Witches of Karres"; Mike Christie verified it in the original 1949 magazine version. Jesse Sheidlower submitted a cite from Astounding in 1948.

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