Definition of transmat in English:


Pronunciation /ˈtranzmat/


Science Fiction
  • A device for transporting people or things instantaneously from one place to another by breaking matter down into its constituent particles or converting it into energy, information, etc., and transmitting it in this form to another location where it is reconstituted; a matter transmitter, a teleporter.


1950s. From trans- + mat-, after matter transmitter.