Earth-norm n.

= Earth-normal n.

  • 1938 J. R. Fearn Summons from Mars in Amazing Stories Mar. 98/2 page image John Russell Fearn bibliography

    The blood of an Earthling is held in its circulatory tract by gravity fixed at Earth-norm.

  • 1943 H. F. Parker Sword of Johnny Damokles in Planet Stories Mar. 33/1 page image Hugh Frazier Parker bibliography

    He led them down a succession of corridors to a room where temperature and gravity stood at Earth-norm.

  • 1958 R. Silverberg Wages of Death in Worlds of If Aug. 10/1 page image Robert Silverberg bibliography

    Maynard was one of the eighty-six Earth-type worlds strung through the galaxy. It corresponded to Earth-norm within two decimal places.

  • 1970 T. White By Furies Possessed in Amazing Stories Mar. 24/1 page image Ted White bibliography

    Inasmuch as a proper curve had not yet been established for the colonists as a whole, his findings were relevant only to Earth-norm.

  • 1981 K. Evans Stellar Trek in Amazing Stories Mar. 88 page image Kendall Evans bibliography

    The air is breathable, 100 percent earth-norm, exactly the right percentages of nitrogen, oxygen, argon, and smog. This must be Earth, Captain.

Research requirements

antedating 1938

Earliest cite

John Russell Fearn, in Amazing Stories

Research History
Mike Christie submitted a 1951 cite from Milton Lesser's "'A' as in Android".
Fred Galvin submitted a cite from a 1953 reprint of Hugh Frazier Parker's 1943 "The Sword of Johnny Damokles".
Fred Galvin submitted a cite from a 1959 reprint of Robert Silverberg's "The Planet Killers" (originally published in 1957 as "This World Must Die!"
Fred Galvin submitted a cite from a 1973 reprint of Lin Carter's 1972 "Black Legion of Callisto".

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