telekinesis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n telekinesis the power to move something by thinking about it without the application of physical force
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n telekinesis Movement of or motion in an object, animate or inanimate, produced without contact with the body producing the motion. See the quotation under telekinetic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Telekinesis tel-ē-ki-nē′sis the production of motion without contact, through supra-physical causes, beyond the range of the senses
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. tēle, far, kinēsis, movement.

Usage

In literature:

This was a class in telekinesis!
"Rebels of the Red Planet" by Charles Louis Fontenay
Not necessarily, but Rhine had proved that strength of desire had an effect upon the frequency index of telekinesis.
"Sense from Thought Divide" by Mark Irvin Clifton
Fowler, now that I had admitted telekinesis, wanted me to go further.
"The Shadow World" by Hamlin Garland
Telekinesis is to me the word of a lively fictionist.
"The Tyranny of the Dark" by Hamlin Garland
Telekinesis has no place in poker.
"Card Trick" by Walter Bupp AKA Randall Garrett
I myself am capable of weak telekinesis, finding, and darlas.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
I do have a scattering of other psi talents, though, but nothing as well-developed as my telekinesis.
"Stopover" by William Gerken
Professor, I wanta talk to you some more about this telekinesis stuff.
"The Draw" by Jerome Bixby
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In news:

In commemoration of the 20-year anniversary of Nirvana's famous album Nevermind, artists including Telekinesis , Surfer Blood, and Jeff the Brotherhood have each recorded an individual song off of the classic album.
INTERVIEWS Telekinesis Debut New Songs, Cover Bieber Live.
New Song from Seattle's Telekinesis .
Telekinesis ' Michael Benjamin Lerner / Photo by Kyle Johnson.
The 2009 self-titled debut from Telekinesis , aka Michael Benjamin Lerner, was one of SPIN.com's faves of the year, a bubbly collection of punchy power pop, mixed with a few sweet ballads.
TELEKINESIS + ANNOUNCEMENTS by Moondog.
Seryn, Sam Phillips, Adam Arcuragi, Michael Benjamin Lerner of the band Telekinesis.
Jazz big man Enes Kanter has somehow found a way to develop telekinesis.
The existence of telekinesis is debatable.
Over the last year, Chris Walla has focused on producing records for Seattle's Telekinesis, indie-pop quartet Lonely Forest, and cutting a Led Zeppelin cover of "In the Evening" for the forthcoming compilation From the Land of Ice and Snow.
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