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scientifilm (n.) antedating 1932 F. J. Ackerman in Astounding Stories a science fiction film
selenite (n.) antedating 1645 Howell Lett. III. ix. supposed inhabitant of the moon
sentience (n.) antedating 1947 G. O. Smith 'The Kingdom of the Blind' an intelligent being
sentience (n.) antedating 1937 Jack Williamson, 'Released Entropy' the condition of being sentient
sentient (n.) antedating 1970 Philip Josť Farmer, 'Maker of Universes' an intelligent being
sentient (adj.) antedating 1920 Punch magazine =sapient or intelligent
shapechange (n.) antedating 1965 Fritz Leiber, 'Monster Lovers' (editorial) an act or instance of shape-changing
shapechange (v.) antedating 1988 T. Brooks 'The Wishsong of Shannara' to change shape, by an imagined natural capability, and adopt the form and sometimes abilities of an animal or other being
shapechanger (n.) antedating 1906 W. B. Yeats 'Poems, 1899-1905' one who can shapechange
shapechanging (n.) antedating 1964 H. R. Ellis Davidson 'Gods and Myths of Northern Europe' the act of or ability to shapechange
shapechanging (adj.) antedating 1621 G. Sandys 'Ovid's Met. II.' pertaining to the act of or ability to shapechange
shapeshift (v.) antedating 1986 S. Dexter 'The Mountains of Channadran' to change shape, by an imagined natural capability, and adopt the form and sometimes abilities of an animal or other being
shapeshifter (n.) antedating 1967 A. Garner 'The Weirdstone of Brisingamen' one who shapeshifts
shapeshifting (n.) antedating 1884 A. Lang in M. Hunt Grimm's Household Tales I. the practice or act of changing shape to adopt the form or another animal or human
shapeshifting (adj.) antedating 1895 A. Nutt in Kuno Meyer Voy. Bran I. pertaining to shapeshifting
shield (n.) antedating 1930 in Doc Smith's "Skylark Three" a force field defence
ship (n.) antedating 1925 in J. Schlossel's "Invaders from Outside" a spaceship
shuttle (n.) antedating 1950 in Theodore Sturgeon's "The Stars are the Styx" a space shuttle
shuttlecraft (n.) antedating 1967 E. Hamilton 'The Weapon From Beyond' a small spacecraft designed for ferrying freight or humans between a planetary surface and a spaceship in orbit
Singularity (n.) antedating 1983 in an Omni article by Vernor Vinge the transition to posthumanity
skimmer (n.) antedating 1949 W. Bade 'Lost Ulysses' a small aircraft designed or typically used for low altitude flight
skinsuit (n.) antedating 1957 Forrest J Ackerman in Imaginative Tales a thin, tightly-fitting spacesuit or clothing convertible to a spacesuit)
skyhook (n.) antedating 1966 J. D. Isaacs et al. 'Satellite Elongation into a True 'Sky-Hook'' an orbital tower or other launch device
skyhook (n.) antedating 1915 in Aeroplane 10 Mar. an imaginary contrivance for attachment to the sky.
skyhook (n.) antedating 1935 Meier & Lindbergh in Sci. Monthly (N.Y.) Jan. 5 a hook on an aircraft or spaceship capable of lifting burdens
skyhook (n.) antedating 1956 H. Goodwin 'The Science Book of Space Travel' an orbiting space platform
sleeper ship (n.) antedating 1968 J. Blish 'Space Seed' a spaceship in which most or all of the passengers are in some form of suspended animation such as cold sleep in order to avoid aging during a very long voyage
slidewalk (n.) antedating 1944 Fritz Leiber, 'Sanity' =moving pavement
slideway (n.) antedating 1942 R. Heinlein 'Beyond This Horizon' =moving pavement
Sol (n.) antedating 1929 L. F. Stone 'Out of the Void' the sun as a star, rather than as a personification
Solarian (n.) antedating 1930 John W. Campbell, Jr., 'The Black Star Passes' an inhabitant of the Earth's solar system
Solarian (n.) antedating 1851 Charles Fourier, The Passions of the Human Soul an inhabitant of Sol
Solarian (adj.) antedating 1930 John W. Campbell, Jr., 'The Black Star Passes' pertaining to Earth's sun, solar system, or their inhabitants
solar sail (n.) antedating 1960 Aeroplane XCIX a surface designed to utilize the pressure of solar radiation to provide the propulsive force for a spacecraft to which it is attached
solar sailing (n.) antedating 1960 Aeroplane XCIX propelling a spaceship via a solar sail
solar system (n.) antedating 1887 M. Corelli 'A Romance of Two Worlds' a system of one or more stars, possibly with accompanying planets
Sol III (n.) antedating 1941 Edward E.Smith,'The Vortex Blaster' the Earth
sol-type (adj.) any evidence 1943 A.E. van Vogt, 'M33 in Andromeda' of the same class of star as Sol
somewhen (n.) antedating 1941 R. Heinlein 'Elsewhen' with regard to time travel, at an unknown time
sophont (n.) antedating 1967 P. Anderson 'The Trouble Twisters' an intelligent being, including humans as well as intelligent aliens
space (v.) antedating 1952 R. Heinlein 'The Rolling Stones' to put someone out into space without a spacesuit as a method of execution
space (v.) any evidence 1947 B. I. Kahn 'Command' to go out into space
space alien (n.) antedating 1954 J. J. Ferrat 'Reel Life Films' =alien
space ark (n.) antedating 1948 N. Wilkinson 'Decision Illogical' a large ship designed to move or rescue large numbers of people, often with large ecosystems and many animals and plants on board
space armor (n.) antedating 1932 Raymond Z. Gallun, The Revolt of the Star Men = a space suit
space-based (adj.) antedating 1957 'John Christopher', Occupational Risk based in outer space
space biology (n.) antedating 1953 Hugo Gernsback, 'Science-Fiction Sematics' the study of biology in outer space
spaceboat (n.) antedating 1932 Raymond Z. Gallun, Revolt of the Star Men = spaceship
space-borne (adj.) antedating 1950 J. D. MacDonald 'Shadow on the Sand' carried through space; also, carried out in space or by means of instruments in space
space-bound (adj.) antedating 1960 in Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact restricted to space; also, headed for space
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