Arthur Leo Zagat

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blast-off n. 1937 A. L. Zagat Cavern of Shining Pool in Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 70/1 โ€˜Make it so, mister,โ€™ I acknowledged in the unforgotten jargon. โ€˜Stand by for the blast-off.โ€™ Not for nothing had I conned the plans of this latest product of the spaceship engineers, assuaging nostalgia in vicarious flight.
disruptor n. 1931 N. Schachner & A. L. Zagat Emperor of the Stars in Wonder Stories Apr. 1216/2 The disruptor rays had absolutely no effect upon these creatures. Matter was differently constituted hereโ€”earth forces were unable to break up these atoms. All was lost!
out-planet n. 1943 A. L. Zagat Venus Station in Science Fiction Stories Apr. 21/1 Iโ€™ve run into happenstances before, on the Out-Planets, that didnโ€™t seem to make sense.
space cadet n. 1943 A. L. Zagat Sunward Flight in Super Science Stories Feb. 98/1 That hatch may open again, however, at your word, to return you to Earth. I rest it on your honor as space cadets that if it should, what I say to you now will remain within the hull of the Aldebaran.
thought screen n. 1931 N. Schachner & A. L. Zagat Back to 20,000 A.D. in Wonder Stories Mar. 1132/2 He invented a thought screen that, when worn, effectually shields the wearer from intrusion into his private thoughts.
thought shield n. 1931 N. Schachner & A. L. Zagat Back to 20,000 A.D. in Wonder Stories Mar. 1143/2 You see, I was wearing the thought-shield, and according to my experience and the explanation of Arkon, no least thought vibration should escape through the barrier of its field.
visor screen n. 1931 N. Schachner & A. Zagat Revolt of the Machines in Astounding Stories July 91/2 An oval visor-screen with its flitting images brought across space the area the switches controlled.