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surrogate
used in Brave New World

27 uses
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Definition
someone (or something) taking the place of another
  • They say somebody made a mistake when he was still in the bottle–thought he was a Gamma and put alcohol into his blood-surrogate.
    p. 46.7
surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • Made them taste the rich blood surrogate on which it fed.
    p. 12.5
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • Described the artificial maternal circulation installed in every bottle at Metre 112; showed them the reservoir of blood-surrogate, the centrifugal pump that kept the liquid moving over the placenta and drove it through the synthetic lung and waste product filter.
    p. 12.7
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • A young Beta-Minus mechanic was busy with screw-driver and spanner on the blood-surrogate pump of a passing bottle.
    p. 14.1
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • The surrogate goes round slower; therefore passes through the lung at longer intervals; therefore gives the embryo less oxygen.
    p. 14.3
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else (in this case, artificial blood)
  • We slacken off the circulation when they're right way up, so that they're half starved, and double the flow of surrogate when they're upside down.
    p. 17.7
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else (in this case, artificial blood)
  • The embryo is hungry; day in, day out, the blood-surrogate pump unceasingly turns its eight hundred revolutions a minute.
    p. 44.0
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • Not even if it were true about the alcohol in his blood-surrogate.
    p. 47.7
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • And round her waist she wore a silver-mounted green morocco-surrogate cartridge belt, bulging (for Lenina was not a freemartin) with the regulation supply of contraceptives.
    p. 50.9
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • It's real morocco-surrogate.
    p. 52.9
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • "What can be the matter with the fellow?" he wondered, and, shaking his head, decided that the story about the alcohol having been put into the poor chap's blood-surrogate must be true.
    p. 60.9
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • For whatever the cause (and the current gossip about the alcohol in his blood-surrogate may very likely–for accidents will happen–have been true) Bernard's physique was hardly better than that of the average Gamma.
    p. 64.7
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • And when, exhausted, the Sixteen had laid by their saxophones and the Synthetic Music apparatus was producing the very latest in slow Malthusian Blues, they might have been twin embryos gently rocking together on the waves of a bottled ocean of blood-surrogate.
    p. 77.4
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • "Oh, and that reminds me," she said, as she came back from the bathroom, "Fanny Crowne wants to know where you found that lovely green morocco-surrogate cartridge belt you gave me."
    p. 78.1
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • Flood-lighted, its three hundred and twenty metres of white Carrara-surrogate gleamed with a snowy incandescence over Ludgate Hill; at each of the four corners of its helicopter platform an immense T shone crimson against the night, and from the mouths of twenty-four vast golden trumpets rumbled a solemn synthetic music.
    p. 78.6
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • "Alcohol in his blood-surrogate," was Fanny's explanation of every eccentricity.
    p. 88.4
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • It's the alcohol they put in his surrogate.
    p. 94.9
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else (in this case, artificial blood)
  • From the Social Predestination Room the escalators went rumbling down into the basement, and there, in the crimson darkness, stewingly warm on their cushion of peritoneum and gorged with blood-surrogate and hormones, the foetuses grew and grew or, poisoned, languished into a stunted Epsilonhood.
    p. 146.8
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • There was no more talk of the alcohol in his blood-surrogate, no gibes at his personal appearance.
    p. 156.2
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • It was a trio for hyper-violin, super-cello and oboe-surrogate that now filled the air with its agreeable languor.
    p. 167.3
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • Lenina suddenly felt all the sensations normally experienced at the beginning of a Violent Passion Surrogate treatment–a sense of dreadful emptiness, a breathless apprehension, a nausea.
    p. 174.4
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • Pale, distraught, abject and agitated, he moved among his guests, stammering incoherent apologies, assuring them that next time the Savage would certainly be there, begging them to sit down and take a carotene sandwich, a slice of vitamin A pâté, a glass of champagne-surrogate.
    p. 175.2
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • Sometimes, you know, the standard passion surrogate isn't quite ...
    p. 187.1
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • On the table under the window lay a massive volume bound in limp black leather-surrogate, and stamped with large golden T's.
    p. 218.0
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • You cannot pour upper-caste champagne-surrogate into lower-caste bottles.
    p. 223.2
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • Violent Passion Surrogate.
    p. 239.9
  • surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • But when it came to pan-glandular biscuits and vitaminized beef-surrogate, he had not been able to resist the shopman's persuasion.
    p. 246.6

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