telekinesis


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tel·e·ki·ne·sis

 (tĕl′ĭ-kə-nē′sĭs, -kī-)
n.
The supposed inducement of movement of an object by mental or spiritual power.

tel′e·ki·net′ic (-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
tel′e·ki·net′i·cal·ly adv.

telekinesis

(ˌtɛlɪkɪˈniːsɪs; -kaɪ-)
n
1. the movement of a body caused by thought or willpower without the application of a physical force
2. the ability to cause such movement
telekinetic adj

tel•e•ki•ne•sis

(ˌtɛl ɪ kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ-)

n.
the purported ability to move or deform inanimate objects by mental power. Also called psychokinesis.
[1885–90]
tel`e•ki•net′ic (-ˈnɛt ɪk) adj.

telekinesis

the production of motion in a body, apparently without the use of material force, a power long claimed by mediums and magicians. Also called teleportation.telekinetic, adj.
See also: Gravity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.telekinesis - the power to move something by thinking about it without the application of physical force
parapsychology, psychic phenomena, psychic phenomenon - phenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes
Translations

telekinesis

[ˌtelɪkɪˈniːsɪs] Ntelequinesia f

telekinesis

nTelekinese f
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