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" I sometimes suspect that we're seeing something in the Internet as significant as the birth of cities. It's really something new, it's a new kind of civilization."
- William Gibson

Matched-Frequency Separable Units  
  Devices that can draw power wirelessly from a matched source.  

Row after row and tier upon tier stood the instruments, plainly electrical meters of enormous capacity and equally plainly in full operation, but no wiring or busbar could be seen.

"What do you make of it, Dick?" asked Crane, slowly.

"No wiring tight beam transmission. The Fenachrone do it with two matched-frequency separable units."

From Skylark Three, by E.E. 'Doc' Smith.
Published by Amazing Stories in 1930
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