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1. cinematic visual technique in which a printed page, usually a
newspaper, appears to approach the screen from a distance in a spinning
motion and lands flat against it.

2. (fig.) sudden arrival of consequential or unsettling information.

3. (fig.) sudden realization, epiphany.
1. "The hack director decided to use a terapronova to help the opening sequence seem dated."

2. "Since she was in perfectly good health, hearing of my aunt's death was sort of a terapronova."

3. "The killer's identity, so long occluded, came to him as a terapronova."
by steersman January 31, 2006
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