Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A member of the hypothetical population of small asteroids orbiting in the dynamically stable zone between 0.08 and 0.21 AU from the Sun
  • adj. Of or dealing with a vulcanoid

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given by Shaler to those numerous ‘craters’ upon the moon which seem to have been produced by volcanic action, and resemble terrestrial craters except in being much larger.

Etymologies

From the hypothetical planet Vulcan, erroneously believed to exist within the orbit of Mercury (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • However, with the exception of Rigelian fever, I know of no such organism that crosses human/vulcanoid bloodlines.

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  • The scanner indicated one vulcanoid reading, in the very same thicket from which the archers had attacked, as if Zetha were crouched and watching the hovercraft circle the now empty clearing with something like futility, wondering what she should do next.

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  • Female vulcanoid, age approximately twenty Earth years.

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  • For our purposes here, you are vulcanoid, allegiance unspecified.

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  • “Theoretically I could compare normal specimens from any vulcanoid species with the disease specimens, but the match wouldn’t be exact,” Crusher said.

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