out-of-body experience


out-of-body experience
/ˌaʊt-əv-bɒdi əksˈpɪəriəns/ (say .owt-uhv-bodee uhks'pearreeuhns)

noun
an experience, which some people have reported having, of leaving one's body while able to observe all attendant circumstances, and in some cases, to travel to other places leaving the body behind. Abbrev.: OBE

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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