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"It's hard to tell stories about critters that are not human. John W. Campbell tried it, in "Twilight," and everybody says it's a wonderful story, and nobody ever reads it twice."
- Jerry Pournelle

Synthetigrav  
  General term for any of the fields produced by synthetic gravity devices.  

This is a classic sci-fi term for any of the various forms of artificial gravity (where gravity could be a push or a pull).

"Lab's just going to have to design me a suit," Three ran on with his usual chattiness, "which will be nonreactive to any type of synthetigravs, including tractors. Theoretically impossible, they say, of course!"
From Agent of Vega, by James Schmitz.
Published by Astounding Science-Fiction in 1949
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Frank Herbert actually thought about a kind of clothing like this - see the entry for gravity web from his 1969 novel Whipping Star.

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