from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fictional device allowing a spaceship to travel faster than the speed of light, especially by passing through hyperspace.
- n. Informal A state of heightened activity or concentration.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A means of traveling faster than light.
- n. A state of accelerated action
hyper(space) + drive.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
hyper- + drive (Wiktionary)