Planoform

verb
A method of faster-than-light travel that involves compressing space into two dimensions.
Origin
Pairing of ‘plane’ (a flat surface) and ‘form’.
Source
The Game of Rat and Dragon

Cranch

verb
To make oneself receptive to sensory and emotional stimuli.
Source
Scanners Live in Vain

Luxvid

noun
A brand of ocular prosthesis.
Origin
Abbreviated from ‘luxurious video’.
Source
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch

Famnexdo

noun
A simulacrum family unit.
Origin
Family Next Door, a product of Frauenzimmer Associates.
Source
The Simulacra

Auntring

noun
A community of women and children without an adult male presence.
Source
Solitude

Hearthmate

noun
One’s fellow resident in a shared household.
Source
Coming of Age in Karhide

Nakalchi

noun
A bio-synthetic being spawned from a mother-machine.
Origin
Naqal (imitation).
Source
Oblivion: A Journey

Kleggich

noun
Menial work done for the communal good.
Source
The Dispossessed

Frelk

noun informal
A person who is sexually attracted to spacers.
Origin
Abbreviation of ‘free-fall-sexual-displacement complex’.
Source
Aye, and Gomorrah…

Parachronion

noun
A device enabling travel to parallel time lines.
Origin
Derived from pará (nearby) and khrónos (time).
Source
Eutopia

Terranaut

noun
The intrepid breed of men that go down into the uncharted seas of time gas below Earth’s crust.
Origin
Derived from terra (ground) and nautēs (traveller).
Source
The Night That All Time Broke Out

Galaktika

noun
The shared language of the League of All Worlds.
Origin
Corruption of ‘galactic’.
Source
City of Illusions