- 2. The intramuscular osmotic pressure may reach, or even exceed, 2. 5 atmospheres, or 2. 6 kilogrammes per square centimetre of surface. - "The Mechanism of Life", Stéphane Leduc.
- Cliffe told me this morning that, apart from a direct hit by a 42- centimetre shell, he saw no reason, after what I had gone through, why I should not live for another hundred years. - "The Red Planet", William J. Locke.
- There are several monsters of 42 centimetre calibre on their way. - "A Hero of Liége", Herbert Strang.