[ek-struh-sen-sawr-ee-uh l, -sohr-] /ˌɛk strə sɛnˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-/
[ek-struh-sen-suh-ree] /ˌɛk strəˈsɛn sə ri/ adjective 1. outside one’s normal sense perception. /ˌɛkstrəˈsɛnsərɪ/ adjective 1. of or relating to extrasensory perception adj. also extra-sensory, 1934, coined as part of extra-sensory perception in J.B. Rhine’s work, from extra- + sensory. extrasensory ex·tra·sen·so·ry (ěk’strə-sěn’sə-rē) adj. Being outside the normal range or bounds of the senses.
noun 1. . noun 1. the supposed ability of certain individuals to obtain information about the environment without the use of normal sensory channels Also called cryptaesthesia, ESP See also clairvoyance (sense 1), telepathy extrasensory perception n. Abbr. ESP Perception by means other than through the ordinary senses, as in telepathy, clairvoyance, or precognition. extrasensory […]
- Extrasolar planet
extrasolar planet (ěk’strə-sō’lər) A planet that orbits a star other than the Sun. The first such planet to be discovered, in 1991, was found orbiting a pulsar, although most of the more than 100 extrasolar planets that have since been identified orbit normal stars. Many of them, known as hot Jupiters, are very large and […]
[ek-struh-sis-tuh-lee] /ˌɛk strəˈsɪs tə li/ noun, Pathology. 1. a premature contraction of the heart, resulting in momentary interruption of the normal heartbeat. extrasystole ex·tra·sys·to·le (ěk’strə-sĭs’tə-lē) n. An ectopic, usually premature contraction of the heart, resulting in momentary cardiac arrhythmia. Also called premature systole.