Full record for matter transmitter n.

Definition a device for matter transmission
OED requirements antedating 1931
Earliest cite L. F. Stone, in Wonder Stories
Comment In the OED, with an earliest date of 1931
Last modified 19 September, 2009

Citations for matter transmitter n.

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1969 T.M. Disch Echo Round His Bones (1970) 13 The captain's position in the military establishment had brought him ‥ into contact with that phenomenon which, of all the phenomena of the age, was most advanced, most contemporary, most at the forefront of the future—with, in short, the matter transmitter ‥
1969 T.M. Disch Echo Round His Bones (1970) 13 The captain's position in the military establishment had brought him ‥ into contact with that phenomenon which, of all the phenomena of the age, was most advanced, most contemporary, most at the forefront of the future—with, in short, the matter transmitter ‥
1991 A. D. Foster Cat.a.lyst ix. 133 Now somebody's gonna have to explain away that matter transmitter. Or are you going to tell me it was a Kodak moment that brought us all the way across the Andes.