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"At its best, SF is the medium in which our miserable certainty that tomorrow will be different from today in ways we can't predict, can be transmuted to a sense of excitement and anticipation, occasionally evolving into awe."
- John Brunner

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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