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

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

Exocluster

adjective
Of an ansible: one who sings the twinning song but is not part of a cluster.
Source
Waiting on a Bright Moon

Neantics

noun
The ontology of nothingness.
Origin
Derived from neán (young).
Source
The Sanatorium of Dr Vliperdius

Urbapt

noun
An apartment in a high-density urban zone.
Source
True Names

Psychopraxiscope

noun
A device purported to offer instantaneous viewing of any subject’s thoughts.
Source
Great Breakthroughs in Darkness

Chiaroscurography

noun
The photographic process invented by Leonardo da Vinci.
Origin
Formed from chiaro (bright), scuro (dark), and gráphō (to draw).
Source
Bruno’s Shadow

Neighborling

noun
A cohabitant from a lower level of the great indoors.
Source
Love Comes to the Middleman