Christopher Anvil

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contragravity n. 1965 C. Anvil Plateau in Amazing Stories Mar. 71/2 You have endless power, can control atomic and molecular structure, process metals, set up impenetrable barriers, create contragravity, [etc.].
gravitically adv. 1958 C. Anvil Foghead in Astounding Science Fiction Sept. 43/2 THIS AMOUNTS TO ITS BEING CORRECTLY POSITIONED GRAVITICALLY…IF NOT LEVEL IT CANNOT FUNCTION.
jump point n. 1964 C. Anvil Bill for Delivery in Analog Science Fact–Science Fiction Nov. 76/2 It makes it kind of rough if, through no fault of your own, the gravitor gives out before its triple-clad warranty period is up, or a jump-point slides out of congruity and hangs the ship up in the middle of nowhere for a month.