He stretched himself out on the foam couch, stretched out and let the null-grav cushions caress his head, his body, his limbs.
Strange Suicide in Authentic Science Fiction Apr. 26/1
We'd taken off with a null-grav tug and slipped into second-order matrix within six hours—all very fast and painless, thanks to the Luanae.
Pod in Barrier in Galaxy Science Fiction Sept. 13/1
A bullet-port that released null-grav pellets which travelled in a straight line at exactly one thousand feet per second and would detonate spontaneously at one thousand feet.
Slaves of Gree in Worlds of If Aug. 11/1
Henrys climbed to the null-grav tunnel that passed the full length of the ship.
Triple Détente i. 9
Jim Kirk announced to all and sundry lounging around the null-grav pool during their offshift.
Dwellers in Crucible i.10
She might as well try to penetrate null-grav fused steel.
King’s Test .ii. 259
I’ve got him mounted on a null-grav pad.
Invasion! vi. 81
Anguished, afraid, Cather falls down the nullgrav well.
Coming of Age Day in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Dec. 134
Bryan Berry, in Authentic Science Fiction
Research HistoryJeff Prucher submitted a 2003 cite from Theodore Stugeon's 1957 "The Pod in the Barrier".
Katrina Campbell submitted a cite for the form "nulgrav" from a 1981 reprint of E. C. Tubb's 1967 "The Winds of Gath"; Mike Christie verified it in a 1976 reprint.
Fred Galvin submitted a 1957 cite from John Victor Peterson's "The Gently Orbiting Blonde".
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