Pattiducking

noun
Pattern generation by deductive and inductive reasoning.
Source
Stand on Zanzibar

Eptification

noun
A training process in which the student is medicated into a trance-like state that results in perfect recall.
Origin
Derived from the acronym EPT (‘education for particular tasks’).
Source
Stand on Zanzibar

Prodgy

noun
A child.
Origin
Abbreviation of ‘progeny’.
Source
Stand on Zanzibar

Flippo

noun informal
An an urbmon resident who commits non-social acts.
Origin
“They flip; they thwart.”
Source
The World Inside

Urbmon

noun
A tower of superstressed concrete three kilometres high; home to 800,000 people.
Origin
Abbreviation of ‘urban monad’.
Source
The World Inside

Antimeme

noun
An entity or phenomenon which harvests and consumes information, particularly information about itself.
Origin
Meme, a unit of cultural information transmitted from one mind to another.
Source
There Is No Antimemetics Division

Pastudier

noun
An archaeologist, patronizingly rendered into today’s speech by some of the more learned folk.
Source
The Crucible of Time

Astrotrope

noun
A mount that allows a telescope to accurately follow the motion of the night sky.
Origin
Formed from ástron (a celestial body) and trópos (a turn).
Source
The Crucible of Time

Musculator

noun
A creature that contracts its body when one end is in fresh water and the other in salt water, bred for use as a pump or motor.
Source
The Crucible of Time

Nervograp

noun
Specialised animal tissue bred to transmit signals over long distances.
Source
The Crucible of Time

Grosstopical

adjective
Crudely physical; not taking into account the topography of Cleavage.
Origin
Formed from gross (without deductions) and topical (related to a particular place).
Source
The City & The City

Topolganger

noun
The alternate identity of a place co-located in the Cleaved cities of Besel and Ul Qoma.
Origin
Portmanteau of ‘topography’ and ‘doppelganger’.
Source
The City & The City