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    an impossible or imaginary device which is used to move forward the plot of a TV show, book or film, especially in science fiction and fantasy

    It's science, it's magic, it's strange things unknown to science or magic. The reader does not know how Phlebotinum would work and the creators hope he or she doesn't care.

    Submitted by sa from Singapore on 18/09/2011

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