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  • This is because the fifth-order autocorrelation happens to be high in the series.

    More Bender on Hurricane Counts « Climate Audit

  • “The signal was transmitted at a frequency associated with fifth-order dimensional slippages.”

    Captain’s Peril

  • The living quarters were grouped closely about the central compartment, which housed the power plants, the many ray generators and projectors, and the myriads of controls of the marvelous mechanism for the projection and direction of fifth-order rays.

    Skylark Three

  • "The Fenachrone learned to direct fifth-order rays so quickly, then, by an analysis of our fifth-order projector there?"

    Skylark Three

  • Entering one of the open doors, they stepped into an elevator and were whisked upward into the control room, in which a dozen of the aged, white-bearded students of Norlamin were grouped about a banked and tiered mass of keyboards, which Seaton knew must be the operating mechanism of the extraordinarily complete fifth-order projector he had been promised.

    Skylark Three

  • In the projector, where they were joined by Rovol, Orlon, and several others of the various "Firsts" of Norlamin, they flashed out to the flying torpedo, and Seaton grinned at Crane as their fifth-order carrier beam went through the far-flung detector screens of the Fenachrone without setting up the slightest reaction.

    Skylark Three

  • Along the same line I'll release the fifth-order screens, with the fastest possible detector on guard.

    Skylark Three

  • Seaton's first thought was for the very brain of the ship -- the precious lens of neutronium in its thin envelope of the eternal jewel -- without which the beam of fifth-order rays could not be directed.

    Skylark Three

  • We have more than ample time to do that which must be done -- the fifth-order projector shall be completed before the warning torpedo shall have reached the planet of the Fenachrone -- therefore over-exertion is unwarranted.

    Skylark Three

  • They must then be reflected from the object seen, must be gathered together, again heterodyned upon the fifth-order carrier, and retransmitted back to us.

    Skylark Three


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