to engage in a mind-meld (with)
We're backstage, still waiting for Leonard Nimoy, who has gone thru 3 albums, mind-melded with 4 Trekkies and a Wells Fargo guard, faith healed a sick cat, and is halfway thru his current book.
And Then…New York in J. Winston (1979) 170
1984 Washington Post 2 June c9/1
It’s revealed that Spock ‘mind-melded’ with Dr. McCoy (‘Bones’) before sacrificing himself to save the crew.
Well, if she can’t be persuaded, she'll have to be forced. Spock, what about mind-meld?
Pawns & Symbols vii.108
I'll find him if I have to mind-meld the desk clerk!
Bimbos of Death Sun ii. 20
No one can mind-meld with a computer.
Fearful Summons 12
I have mind-melded with the captain.
Return viii. 63,
I mind-melded with Dr. McCoy.
Spectre vii. 74,
My plan involved both of us getting aboard a Romulan ship. For this to work, I needed to speak fluent Romulan. The shortcut I had in mind for this language course was for Spock to mind-meld with me.
Autobiography of James T. Kirk vii. 186
Research HistoryMichael Quinion submitted a 1994 cite from an article in "The Guardian".
James Birdsall submitted a cite from a 1979 reprint of a Phil Foglio cartoon, in "Startoons". We believe the original appeared in 1976.
Ben Ostrowsky submitted a 2015 cite from "James T. Kirk".
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