of Earth style or manufacture
Each of the great canal cities had fallen beneath the force of Azara’s men equipped with Earth-type weapons.
Most of these Martians wore Earth-type synthesuits of somber hues.
Its walls were manned by more fighters than that, and there were the terrible Earth-type guns as well.
During the night, invisible hands had put it there. Had assembled and built a cozy little Earth-type house and dropped it next to our ship for us to live in.
He had switched on the bedside lamp—ordinary earth-type with an ordinary sixty-watt bulb—and had explored further.
An idea of its size can be gained from a close study of the illustration—each of the cactus-like vegetables of the planet Excalibur, among which the ship lies, is as tall as a mature Earth-type tree.
Forests of Earth-type trees were rapidly supplanting the native ferns, but there were no weeds in the fields, no undesirable animals, no mosquitoes in the evenings, and no leeches in the wetlands!
Dizziness, muscle aches, and labored breathing? These could just be the result of hard labor. The book said to watch out also for joint pain, rashes, delirium, or sudden unconsciousness. He did know that the old dive tables were useless—based on Earth-type humanity. And we’ve changed. First because our scientist ancestors modified themselves and their offspring. But time, too, has altered what we are, even long after we lost those wizard powers. Each generation was an experiment.
Arthur R. Tofte, "Warriors of Mars", in Amazing Stories
Last modified 2021-10-05 15:25:24
In the compilation of some entries, HDSF has drawn extensively on corresponding entries in OED.