Recipriversexclusion

noun
A number whose existence can only be defined as being anything other than itself.
Origin
Portmanteau of ‘reciprocal’, ‘reverse’, and ‘exclusion’.
Source
Life, the Universe and Everything

Tempophone

noun
A telephone able to place calls across time and space.
Origin
Derived from tempus (time) and phone (sound).
Source
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Relastatic

noun
A device that holds the area within static, relative to the universe without.
Source
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Frood

noun informal
A really amazingly together guy.
Source
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

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