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"[Science fiction is ] That branch of literature which is concerned with the impact of scientific advance upon human beings."
- Isaac Asimov

Catchpocket  
  A small container in a stillsuit that stored reclaimed water.  

The most important piece of equipment that a Fremen owned on the desert planet Dune was the stillsuit, because it reclaims water from the body.

"...Reclaimed water circulates to catchpockets from which you draw it through this tube in the clip at your neck...
From Dune, by Frank Herbert.
Published by Putnam in 1965
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Here's what it it's like to depend on your stillsuit for water:

"...the ones who carried their pack say there's literjons of water in it. Literjons! And us sipping our catch-pockets the instant they show dewsparkle."

Dune stilltents also reclaimed moisture from the air, and they, too, had catchpockets.

Compare to the water pouches from the transkin from Parasite Planet (1935) by Stanley Weinbaum.

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