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Beltway
A moving sidewalk.
(From The Faceless Men [1948] by Leo Zagat)
Corrosite Gas
A highly corrosive gas.
(From The Machine That Thought [1939] by William Callahan)
Synthetic Intellect
A machine mind, created and improved by more primitive machine minds.
(From The Machine That Thought [1939] by William Callahan)
Galaxy Superbrain
The idea that the galaxy itself is a conscious entity.
(From Short-Wave Madness [1939] by Robert Castle)
Mech
An alternative name for simplified robot.
(From Helen O'Loy [1938] by Lester del Rey)
Artificial Skin
Tight-fitting material that keeps the heat of the body from escaping into space.
(From Between Earth and Moon [1930] by Otfrid von Hanstein)
Fixed Star Advertising
In which the positions of the fixed stars are changed to form advertising.
(From Pi in the Sky [1945] by Frederic Brown)
Star-Globe (3D Map)
A celestial star map, done in three dimensions.
(From Pi in the Sky [1945] by Frederic Brown)
Individual Flyer
Personal antigravity and wing unit.
(From Asteroid Pirates [1938] by Royal W. Heckman)
Interplanetary Restaurant
An eatery and watering hole designed for use by a variety of space-faring races.
(From Asteroid Pirates [1938] by Royal W. Heckman)
Automaton Steam Surgeon
Mechanized surgery.
(From The Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century [1828] by Jane Webb Loudon)
Ship That Swims Under Water (Submarine)
A Ship that could swim under Water.
(From The Description of a New World, Called The Blazing-World [1666] by Margaret Cavendish)
Bladder Birds
Alien life well adapted.
(From Redemption Cairn [1936] by Stanley G. and Helen Weinbaum)
Rocketrix
A female rocket pilot.
(From Redemption Cairn [1936] by Stanley G. and Helen Weinbaum)
Metallic Fingers
Robot fingers.
(From Rex [1934] by Harl Vincent)
Exfection
Tailored microbes to repair human flesh.
(From The Caryatids [2009] by Bruce Sterling)
Solar-Powered Electric Runabout
A vehicle powered from the sun.
(From Let There Be Light [1940] by Lyle Monroe)
Radar
Detection of objects at a distance.
(From Ralph 124c 41 + [1911] by Hugo Gernsback)
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