Alpha Centaurian adj.

of or relating to the Alpha Centauri star system or its inhabitants; cf. Centaurian adj.


  • 1934 S. R. Powers et al. This Changing World iii. 49

    From this Alpha Centaurian planet the sun would be seen as a bright star.

  • 1968 H. Harrison Sword & Sorcery in Fantastic Aug. 4/1 page image Harry Harrison

    β€˜Take that you Alpha Centaurian swine!’ Carter Thoris grated through his clenched teeth as…he fired a burning laser beam into the armored thorax of the Captain.

  • 1988 P. Anderson Iron in L. Niven et al. Man-Kzin Wars (1989) v. 48 Poul Anderson bibliography

    The quartermaster was showing her around while Rover moved up the Alpha Centaurian gravity well.

  • 1997 R. Perry & M. Tucker Illegal Alien (2014) xviii. 203 page image Mike Tucker Robert Perry bibliography

    The tape deck was a jumble of different styles and scientific eras. The advanced electronics of the Time Lords mingled with Alpha Centaurian acoustic equipment and the valve technology of Earth. A slot for a cassette tape nestled under the front of an ancient Bakelite radio. The Doctor pressed the eject button and a battered cassette slid into his hand. β€˜β€œRage Against the Machine”. How appropriate.’

  • 2013 J. W. Garson What Logics Mean xiv. 228

    Alpha Centaurian anthropologists looking at inferential roles alone have no reason to think that our models are referential.

Research requirements

antedating 1934

Research History
Ben Ostrowsky submitted a 1997 cite from Robert Perry and Mike Tucker.

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