it does feel good rolling off the tongue. SEM-TEX. Two syllables. One soft, one hard. It has a science-fiction look with an acidic old-tech twist.
Ah, the poetry of technology. Hard-edged and sparkly. It's a big part of what I love about Gibson. Here are some more favorite tech words for me.
-jacketed hollow point
-positron emission tomography
And last, but hardly least, everyone's fav from Neuromancer
anyone else have unlikely fun words to add? (Just in case this one hasn't gotten me on enough watch lists.)