gravitied adj. 1

having gravity (of a specified strength or type)

  • 1940 M. W. Wellman Day of the Conquerors in Thrilling Wonder Stories Jan. 104/2 page image Manly Wade Wellman bibliography

    I am weary of walking on this thrice-gravitied planet.

  • 1942 M. W. Wellman Devilโ€™s Planet in Startling Stories Jan. 55/2 page image Manly Wade Wellman bibliography

    Dillon Stover had fallen. Even on light-gravitied Mars it was a heavy tumble.

  • 1951 โ€˜J. McCreighโ€™ Danger Moon in Science Fiction Quarterly 61/2 page image Frederik Pohl bibliography

    A good three-day hike on Earth, it was only about an hourโ€™s time away on foot, on the light-gravitied surface of the Moon.

  • 1953 S. Merwin, Jr. Arbiter in Thrilling Wonder Stories Aug. 107/2 page image Sam Merwin, Jr. bibliography

    Competition with lighter-gravitied Mars and Ganymede is far too tight to cut payloads for more fuel.

  • 1962 M. Clifton Hang Head, Vandal! in Amazing Stories Apr. 16/2 Mark Clifton bibliography

    We assembled the mastership on the Moon base from parts which were Roman candled up, a few pieces at a time, from too heavily gravitied Earth.

  • 1991 J. Fancher Groundties 29 page image Jane S. Fancher bibliography

    Unspecified biomechanical traits made them more inclined toward unspecified medical ailments linked to a non-gravitied environment.

  • 1997 J. Updike Toward End of Time 147

    In the crowded, stronger-gravitied universe, stars would be tearing dark matter away from one another.

  • 2000 S. Westerfeld Movements of Her Eyes in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Apr. 15 page image Scott Westerfeld bibliography

    Her stomach clenched when she looked down through the transparent floor; the party was on the lowest level of a spin-gravitied ring, and black infinity seemed to be pulling at her through the glassene window. The AI lovingly recorded the parameters of this unfamiliar vertigo.

  • 2014 J. Johnson Hardship 8 page image Jean Johnson bibliography

    Nobody expected a race of flipper-footed aliens from a lightly gravitied planet to want to invade a heavyworld. [Ibid. 71] Bunk beds on a heavy-gravitied world werenโ€™t usual, but Dabinโ€™s gravity was only 1.85Gs.


Research requirements

antedating 1940

Earliest cite

Manly Wade Wellman, in Thrilling Wonder Stories

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