H. B. Fyfe

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out-system adj. 1949 H. B. Fyfe Special Jobbery in Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 44/1 That sector of the galaxy was Terraโ€™s economic empire, and no out-system bargain peddlers were wanted.
out-system adv. 1951 โ€˜A. MacDuffโ€™ Experimentum Crucis in Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 95/1 Maybe Iโ€™ll just stop off on my way out-system.
planet-hopping adj. 1953 H. B. Fyfe Fast Passage in Other Worlds Jan. 75/1 You penniless, planet-hopping tramp!
robotical adj. 1950 H. B. Fyfe Well-Oiled Machine in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Dec. 109 Against truth, purity, or moral right you could sometimes prevail, he thought, but not against robotical logic.
Solarian n. 2 1950 H. B. Fyfe In Value Deceived in Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 41/2 Out of politeness, they permitted the red-topped Solarian to lead them to another compartment. Here, he displayed various wares. The Olittrans noted that the Solarian objects ran mostly to gadgets and precision instruments, while things they had obtained by trading were in many cases minerals.
Solarian adj. 1950 H. B. Fyfe In Value Deceived in Astounding Science Fiction Nov. 41/2 Out of politeness, they permitted the red-topped Solarian to lead them to another compartment. Here, he displayed various wares. The Olittrans noted that the Solarian objects ran mostly to gadgets and precision instruments, while things they had obtained by trading were in many cases minerals.
Titanian n. 1940 F. H. Hauser & H. B. Fyfe Hold That Comet! in Astonishing Stories Dec. 66/2 Dak [...] was from the Saturnian moon, Titan, and his race had a peculiar physical construction. Bull Smeed didnโ€™t believe the short, slim Titanian could play center until he tried to lift him and discovered that he weighed close to three hundred pounds, considerably denser than he looked.