Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction

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First date Word Definition
1932 planetary engineer n. (1932) one who engages in planetary engineering
1932 port n. (1932) = spaceport n.
1932 science fantasy n. 2 (1932) = imaginative fiction
1932 science fictional adj. (1932) pertaining to or characteristic of science fiction n. 2
1932 scientifilm n. (1932) a science fiction movie
1932 soma n. (1932) in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World: a narcotic drug which produces euphoria and hallucination, distributed by the state in order to control the population by promoting content and social harmony
1932 space armor n. (1932) = space suit n., esp. such a suit designed to protect the wearer during combat in space
1932 spaceboot n. (1932) footwear intended for use in outer space or on other worlds
1932 space colony n. (1932) a group of beings living in a space station or on a world other than their motherworld; the structure or location of such a group
1932 space drive n. (1932) a propulsion system for a spaceship; cf. star drive n.
1932 space force n. (1932) a branch of the military that acts in outer space
1932 space-going adj. (1932) that travels in space
1932 space gun n. 2 (1932) a weapon used in by people in space; a toy handgun of a style imagined to be used by space travellers
1932 spaceman n. (1932) a person (usu. a man) who travels in space, an astronaut; (also) a person or being from another planet
1932 spacemanship n. (1932) skill or experience in piloting a spacecraft
1932 space pilot n. (1932) a pilot of a spaceship
1932 space-tanned adj. (1932) having a space tan n.
1932 spacewrecked adj. (1932) wrecked in space
1932 speeder n. (1932) any of various small personal vehicles, typically travelling on or very close to the ground
1932 star liner n. (1932) = space liner n.
1932 starway n. (1932) an established route between stars; usu. pl. starways the realm of space travel in general; cf. spaceway n.
1932 superpower n. (1932) a superhuman ability, esp. as possessed by a superhero; an ability beyond what is possible based on scientific laws
1932 telescreen n. (1932) a video screen, esp. one forming part of a communications device
1932 Titanese adj. (1932) of, or related to, the Saturnian moon Titan or its inhabitants; cf. Titanian adj.
1932 Titanese n. (1932) a native or inhabitant of the Saturnian moon Titan; (also) a language used on Titan or by Titanese; cf Titanian n.
1932 viewphone n. (1932) a telephone that allows caller and receiver to see one another; = videophone n.
1932 visiscreen n. (1932) = viewscreen n.
1932 warp v. (1932) (intransitive) to travel through space by means of a space warp n.; (transitive) to cause to move through space, to another dimension, etc., by means of a warp
1933 asterite n. (1933) a native or inhabitant of an asteroid
1933 astronavigator n. (1933) = astrogator n.
1933 Callistan adj. (1933) of or relating to the Jovian moon Callisto or its inhabitants; cf. slightly earlier Callistonian adj.
1933 earthship n. (1933) a spacecraft from or belonging to Earth
1933 fantasy n. 2 (1933) a work (story, film, etc.) in the fantasy genre
1933 gyrobus n. (1933) a bus powered by a gyroscopic flywheel; (also) a flying bus
1933 light-day n. (1933) the distance light travels in 24 hours