a technique for the psychic fusion of two or more minds, permitting unrestricted communication or deep understanding; the act or an instance of doing this; cf. earlier mindlink n.
Earliest in Vulcan mind meld n.; see that entry for further examples.
Mr. Spock,…he refuses to talk. I’ll need you for the Vulcan mind-meld.
The researcher at Levaeri determined that such abilities, the mind-techniques such as mindmeld and mindfusion and touch telepathy…could in fact be successfully passed on to the nontalented…by a procedure involving, among other things, selective neutral-tissue grafts to the corpus callosum and spinal cord.
Scott’s hands were holding his head—sort of the way you do it, sir, for the mind meld.
A mind-meld?…You will be able to draw strength from me.
For a father and son not to share a mindmeld was almost unheard of in Vulcan society.
I wish to practice the mind-meld.
Sorry, podna. l think you’re not her type—weren’t even before we did the mind-meld thing.
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