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"Bureaucracies hide their mistakes, because people's careers are tied to those mistakes. Therefore, bureaucracies are a perfect mechanism for perpetuating mistakes."
- Frank Herbert

Gravitic  
  Relating to gravity.  

As far as I know, the first use of this useful word.

Some structural damage was suffered by the vessel owing to pounding by gravitic waves, but she returned to base without assistance.
From Question of Salvage, by Malcom Jameson.
Published by Astounding Science Fiction in 1939
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