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Virtual Immortality
A method for storing the mind and memories of a person, and recalling and reconstituting them at will.
(From The City and the Stars [1956] by Arthur C. Clarke)
Right Angle Projectile
A missile that turns at right angles after being fired.
(From The Mad Metropolis [1966] by Philip E. High)
Antigrav
A device or substance that negates gravity.
(From The Artnan Process [1941] by Theodore Sturgeon)
Mini-Sneaker
A small, airborne surveillance device.
(From The Godmakers [1972] by Brian Herbert)
Astrogator
A person who acts as navigator for s space ship.
(From The Conquest of Space [1931] by David Lasser)
Donnersprache
A hypnotic transceiver that enhances the charisma of speakers.
(From Silent Thunder [1991] by Dean Ing)
Voice
Combines exceptional insight into personalty with voice modulation to achieve control over individuals.
(From Dune [1965] by Frank Herbert)
Atomics
The field of nuclear energy.
(From Nerves [1942] by Lester del Rey)
Free Robot
A robot without a master.
(From Robot Unwanted [1952] by Daniel Keyes)
Heritable Memories Bloodline
Using magical means to tie specific memories to the bloodlines of selected families.
(From The Time of the Dark [1982] by Barbara Hambly)
Car Dashboard Drone Controller
A screen and controls for using a remote drone.
(From Runaway [1985] by Michael Crichton)
Parent Drone
A drone platform that launches smaller drones.
(From Kill Decision [2012] by Daniel Suarez)
Fido
Combination television, news camera and surveillance device.
(From Riders of the Purple Wage [1967] by Philip Jose Farmer)
Purple Wage
Guaranteed subsidy paid to every citizen.
(From Riders of the Purple Wage [1967] by Philip Jose Farmer)
Puff (Puff Balls)
Material that is used to help Skyrines dropped to the surface of Mars get rid of some of that excess velocity.
(From War Dogs [2014] by Greg Bear)
Oxygen Fountain
A small factory for making oxygen on the Martian surface.
(From War Dogs [2014] by Greg Bear)
Fornixation
Electrical stimulation of the pleasure centers of the brain.
(From Riders of the Purple Wage [1967] by Philip Jose Farmer)
Skintight
Specialized space suit for low atmospheric pressure environments like Mars.
(From War Dogs [2014] by Greg Bear)
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