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1312
antimatter converter assembly
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Part of the warp drive system of Federation starships, including the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 and other Constitution class vessels.

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ear receiver
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Communications device worn in the ear by Starfleet personnel in the 23rd century, used to privately monitor audio transmissions or screen out surrounding noise if needed.

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lithium crystals
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Predecessor to dilithium as used in early starship warp drive reactors. Because the rare crystalline form was required, lithium so used had to be refined through an energy-intensive "cracking"...

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phaser type-3
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A Federation handheld phaser rifle weapon used in contingency situations where a type-1 or type-2 phaser would lack the power carried in the type-3.

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recorder marker
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A buoy with data-storage capability, also known as a flight recorder, carried aboard space vessels as a record of its activities in the event of cataclysmic loss. In 2265, the U.S.S. Enterprise...

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refrigeration unit
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General name for the cryostasis generator added to the life-support system of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 in 2268 by commandeering Scalosians, who meant to keep the crew in stasis until needed...

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viewer
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General term for the visual displays found throughout Federation starships.  Viewers come in a variety of sizes, from desktop units to wall-mounted version such as that commonly found on the...

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1507
Crepuscula
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A twilight race living on a desert planet. As an 89-year maelstorm is about to impact the planet, Captain Georgiou and First Officer Michael Burnham of the U.S.S. Shenzhou discreetly break...

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Interstellar Positioning Relays
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Mid 23rd century technology that allowed Starfleet to monitor remote boundries of Federation space. During a routine check, the U.S.S. Shenzhou discovered a relay that was intentionally...

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Kelpien
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An alien race biologically determined to be predator or prey.

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Pahvans
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Pahvans are a species that seemingly live in balance and harmony with their home forest-like planet. Their entire existence is an effort to bring harmony to discord, but their interpretation of...

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1512
deflectors
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Manipulatable energy forcefield or shield that can be generated around space vessels and other facilities for protection from natural hazards and enemy weaponry.   Transporters are...

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1513
M-113 Creature
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Planet: M-113. The last of a vaguely humanoid species sometimes referred to as the "salt vampire" because of its need for salt and its willingness to kill to satiate its own hunger. The creature...

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1533
baffle plate
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Component of a Starfleet propulsion system, as with the U.S.S Antares. In 2266, Charles Evans caused the Antares to explode by making the baffle plate disappear. Another one that ruptured caused...

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Thasians
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Planet: Thasus. An advanced, intelligent, noncorporeal race of beings, first encountered on stardate 1533.6 when they made contact with Captain Kirk to retrieve a young humanoid they had given...

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1672
ionizer, transporter
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Component of a 22nd century transporter system. In 2266, damage to an ionizer caused a malfunction that created a duplicate of Captain Kirk over Alfa 177.

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1704
environmental suit
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Sealed protective clothing worn by Starfleet personnel in hostile environments. The style has changed over the years from a softer chromo-metallic fabric in the 2260s to harder-edged materialsin...

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intermix formula
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Mathematical equation used to determine the proper mix of matter and antimatter in the warp core reaction chamber among starship propulsion systems. Artificial wormholes could result if the mix is...

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matter/antimatter reaction chamber
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The actual intermix chamber at the heart of a warp propulsion system, as designed in Federation vessels, where matter and antimatter are safely allowed to react in the most efficient manner. The...

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warp drive
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The main propulsion system for most starships that is capable of faster-than-light travel. The core of the warp drive uses  to control the annihilation of matter and antimatter. This...

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1709
Romulans
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Planets: Romulus and Remus (aka Romii). Until stardate 1709.2 when the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 under the command of Captain James T. Kirk had an unfriendly run-in with a Romulan ship. Very...

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2151
Akaali
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Pre-industrial society encountered by the Enterprise NX-01. The Akaali were suffering from a mysterious plague caused by a secret Malurian mining operation. Luckily, Captain Archer uncovered this...

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Amazon University
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Before joining the crew of the Enterprise NX-01, Hoshi Sato taught exo-linguistics at this university.

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Axanar
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Jonathan Archer's crew discovered a ship full of Axanar bodies drained of their triglobulin-rich bodily fluid. An Axanar ship later saved the Enterprise NX-01 from an attack by the same parasitic...

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Big Sur Aquarium
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T'Pol has never been to this Earth tourist attraction, which is popular with the Starfleet personnel in San Francisco.

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Denobulans
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Humanoid species. The Enterprise NX-01's Dr. Phlox is Denobulan. The Denobulans hail from the system Denobula Triaxa, and only require six days of sleep per year (though, according to Dr. Phlox,...

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Echo II
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This subspace amplifier allowed Captain Archer and the Enterprise NX-01 to increase the gain and bandwith of their subspace communications. Echo II was deployed along the starship's heading, at...

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EM-33
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This early-issue Starfleet sidearm handles much like a phase-pistol.

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grappler
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A retractable arm-and-cable piece of equipment attached to the Enterprise NX-01. The grappler is used to deploy equipment and to grasp and reel in objects, such as shuttles.

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hand scanner, Starfleet
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An early 22nd century Earth Starfleet precursor to the tricorder: an all-purpose handheld device for scanning lifeforms and environments with immediate readout and file-saving, but without any...

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Invocation of Renewal
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Prah Mantoos offered Dr. Phlox the honor of leading the pilgrims in this incantaion, which is recited prior to the appearance of the Great Plume of Agosoria. The doctor was thrilled to take him up...

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Kaana-sah
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The pilgrims performed this ritual — a taxing set of exercises, followed by four hours of prayer — during the Time of Agosoria. This particular ritual is meant to purify the body. Dr....

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Lorillians
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Alpha Quadrant species. Lorillian children are born with the ability to breathe only methyloxide via an inhalation apparatus. This means that mother and child must deal with a difficult weaning...

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Night of the Killer Androids
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This horror film was shown at the Enterprise NX-01's movie night in 2151. Hoshi Sato missed it, but Travis Mayweather told her that she should be glad that she did. Malcolm Reed added that he...

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phase device
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Technological device used in the 31st century that allows the user to move through solid matter, such as conduits and bulkheads. The device fits on the index and middle fingers, and was brought to...

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phase pistol
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A new sidearm weapon introduced for Earth Starfleet use in 2151, with not only more power than the predecessor EM-33 pistol but a variable beam control for a "stun? setting as well as a lethal...

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plasma shotgun
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Energy-discharge weapon. Oklahoma farmer Moore used one to shoot the Klingon Klaang upon their unexpected encounter.

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pulse rifle, Starfleet
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Long-range standard-issue weapon of the 22nd century Earth Starfleet, which have a stun setting and are powered by rechargeable sarium micro-cells. They remain in use on Enterprise NX-01 despite...

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Space Boomer
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Slang for a post-warp generation of humans who live primarily in space — some of their offspring are even born there. Sometimes shortened to "boomer." The Enterprise NX-01's Travis...

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starship transport model
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Archer fondly recalls the times he spent flying his model transport ship with his dad, Dr. Archer. The captain still carries his old boyhood flying model toy aboard the NX-01, and retrieved it to...

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subspace amplifiers
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These Starfleet devices are positioned in the galaxy to relay subspace radio transmissions between starships and Earth to other places. The Enterprise NX-01 deployed Echo I, which was the second...

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Suliban
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Humanoid species. Their distinguishing physical characteristic is their mottled, greenish-tinted skin. The Suliban are originally from Sector 3641, but their homeworld became unhabitable around...

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Temporal Cold War
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Mysterious conflict taking place across space-time, endangering the existing timeline. Captain Archer uncovered some information about the war when a humanoid entity (possibly from the 31st...

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Temporal Observatory
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Portable virtual observatory of temporal space, circa the 30th century. Crewman Daniels had one of these.

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Tesnians
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The Tesnians require six hours of boron gas a day in order to survive. While attempting to dock, a Tesnian ship collided with Enterprise NX-01 and crashed into an asteroid. Malcolm Reed and Trip...

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tetracyanate 622
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Industrial lubricant used by Malurian miners. The miners applied this to the drills they used to secretly extract uridium from the Akaali homeworld. The compound is toxic, and contaminated the...

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tricyclic plasma drive
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Propulsion system. Tricyclic plasma drive was utilized by certain Suliban stealth ships and leaves a spatial disturbance. If one measures the decay rate of the plasma, one may be able to follow...

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Vulcan Compound, Sausalito
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T'Pol lived here before signing on with the Enterprise NX-01. The compound provides housing for the Vulcan delegation to Starfleet, and is located just north of San Francisco.

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Warp Five Complex
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Starfleet's main center for constructing this innovative propulsion system for deep space exploration. The complex was dedicated by Zefram Cochrane in 2119. Henry Archer did much of his important...

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2151
Andorian Imperial Guard
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Andorian military force. Jonathan Archer and members of his crew were taken prisoner by the Guard in 2151 when the Andorians suspected the Vulcans of hiding a sensor array in the sacred temple P'Jem.

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beresium ore
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The asteroid that hit the home planet of the human Terra Nova colony contained this as a primary geological element. The thermo-shock of the impact created the "poison rain" that drove the...

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eisilium
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A large amount of this rare mineral was discovered inside a comet encountered by the Enterprise NX-01.

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Eska
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Captain Archer and the Enterprise NX-01 crew encountered this species of hunters on the "rogue" planet in 2151. For nine generations, Eska hunting parties have stalked and killed the indigenous...

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Fusion
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Jazz club in San Francisco. T'Pol visited this club when she was stationed at the Vulcan Consulate. She felt invigorated by the music, and recalled the incident via a dream she had while trying to...

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Kantare
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Alpha Quadrant species. The Enterprise NX-01 discovered a derelict Kantare ship and its remaining crew on an otherwise uninhabited planet in 2151. The Kantare crew had survived on this planet for...

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M'klexa
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Alpha Quadrant species. The M'klexa was one of the warp-capable species that visited the Valakians prior to 2150, but did not offer them warp drive.

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Menk
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Humanoid species indigenous to the planet Valakis. The seemingly primitive Menk are one of two species on the planet; the other is the technologically-advanced Valakians. The Menk are subservient...

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MK-33
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Projectile weapon used in the 21st century. The Novan Athan held one while standing guard over Malcolm Reed.

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Novans
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Refers to the descendants of the original Terra Nova colonists, who live underground. The Novans did not believe they were descended from humans, instead thinking that humans were the ones...

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Shale
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A word in the Novan languge that means falsehood, deception or nonsense.

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Stone of J'Kah
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The stone represents a life of order and control through logic, and was part of a ritual at the Vulcan monastery of P'Jem. Honored guests were invited to touch the stone at the end of their visit.

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Tau Ceti Accords
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This treaty between the Andorians and the Vulcans created borders and buffer zones.

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teraphasic coils
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Component of Xyrillian technology. A Xyrillian ship secretly used plasma exhaust from Enterprise NX-01 to replenish their malfunctioning teraphasic coils. When they were discovered, Trip Tucker...

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Triaxian silk
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This elegant type of textile was offered to T'Pol by trader D'Marr in exchange for a protein resequencer. Trip Tucker noted that T'Pol would look good in Triaxian silk.

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V'tosh ka'tur
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Vulcan phrase that translates to "Vulcans without logic." This name was given by Vulcan elders to those who disagreed with the ancestral teachings. A group of V'tosh ka'tur was encountered by...

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Wraiths
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This is how the Eskans referred to the indigenous shapeshifters they hunted on the rogue planet. The wraiths, who possessed telepathic abilities, could assume various forms. One appeared to...

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Xarantines
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Alpha Quadrant species. The Xarantines attacked the Klingon Bu'Kah's raptor. They were defeated by the Klingons, but a toxin in Xarantine ale infected the entire Klingon crew.

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Xyrillians
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Alpha Quadrant species. The Xyrillians' most distinctive physical characteristic is their colorful dermal plating. The Xyrillian ship encountered by the Enterprise NX-01 in 2151 had a...

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2152
Festival of the Moons
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Risan celebration, usually held during the Earth month of February.

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Teachings of Surak
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Collection of writings by the legendary Vulcan philosopher Surak. T'Pol gave Archer the complete unabridged translation in order to help the captain relax on his vacation.

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Treaty of Ka'Tann
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The legendary Ambassador V'Lar negotiated this Vulcan treaty at Vulcana Regard. A young T'Pol approached the ambassador during a recess of the second conference to ask questions.

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Yrott
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Members of Zobral's social caste were onced force to wear these to signify their low social standing. Yrotts were burned in celebration of the caste system being abolished. The word also means "to...

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2152
Kreetassans
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This Alpha Quadrant species has a very complex language — which made for a problematic first contact with Enterprise NX-01. The Kreetassans consider eating and mating to be similar...

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Paraagans
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This matriarchal species established a small mining outpost in the Alpha Quadrant circa 2131. Over the next 20 years, it grew into a colony (population 3,600), complete with schools and a museum....

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Tandarans
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Humanoid species. The Tandarans are suspicious of all Suliban because of the actions of the Cabal, and built a detention center where innocent Suliban civilians were imprisoned.

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2153
communicator, Andorian
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A palm-sized blue unit is standard issue for Andorians in 2153, carried in a utility pouch worn on the belt.

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Denobulan Song
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Left alone with Porthos as the only crew awake while the NX-01 traverses a spatial disturbance lethal to humans and Vulcans, Dr. Phlox spends at least part of his four-plus days jogging while...

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Malosians
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A spacefaring civilization known especially as traders, apparently located in or near the Delphic Expanse. Within the elaborate ruse to win Degra's trust and gain intelligence, Archer calls the...

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micro-spanner, Starfleet
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A multi-faceted cylindrical tool with a long, red-glowing sensor on one end. Reed uses one to help realign relays in damaged monitors and control consoles after a massive anomaly wave.

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pod, Guardian
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A five-meter craft is the simple test vehicle used by a "Guardian? native in potentially fatal scans of the environment being created by their Spheres.

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Regulan Bloodworm
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A soft-sided creature, typically about six inches long with a long, slim forked end, used by organic Denobulan healers like Phlox for internal treatments to cleanse the humanoid lymphatic system...

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Xindi
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A mysterious group of related species located in the Delphic Expanse, all of whom evolved to spacefaring technological intelligence at the same time on the same homeworld, Xindus. In 2153, the...

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Xindi weapon prototype
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A test weapon that was to be fired in the Xindi proving grounds against an uninhabited moon in the Calindra system. Only somewhat larger than the initial attack's small probe, it has the same...

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Xindi-Humanoid
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A term used by some for the Xindi-Primate species — perhaps in derision, as Xindi-Reptilian Cmdr. Dolim seems to do when he labels Degra as one.

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Xindi-Humanoid
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A term used by some for the Xindi-Primate species—perhaps in derision, as Xindi-Reptilian Cmdr. Dolim seems to do when he labels Degra as one.

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2153
antimatter injectors
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The intake unit that forces antimatter into the warp core for its reaction with deuterium "matter.? As designed, the early NX-01's incoming antimatter stream is uncompressed, but Tucker...

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Armory, NX-01
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The weaponry center of the NX-01 class starship, located in the bottom bow of the saucer section, where spatial and later photonic torpedoes are accessed and physically loaded for targeting,...

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bio-reactor
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A cluster of apparatuses and equipment designed by the Xindi-Reptilians to create a viral agent as a bio-weapon against Earth, based on organic samples of the target species. Brought back in time...

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bio-weapon, Xindi
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As a back-up plan to the Xindi superweapon being built by Degra's team, the Reptilians and Insectoids secretly plan an unauthorized project to build a bio-weapon to take out humanity by plague. To...

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Burgerland
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A Detroit fast-food eatery with a drive-through lane in 2004 that is visited by Loomis with Archer and T'Pol as they track the Xindi bio-weapon. Its menu includes the Double Superbeef burger and a...

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Cochrane Equation
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The classic formula for the matter/antimatter engine reaction which allows faster-than-light warp drive was discovered and refined by its namesake, Zefram Cochrane. Anomalies within the Delphic...

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data modules
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A crystalline Skagaran information storage medium of 300 years earlier, found among the now-scattered and subjugated Skagarans of a failed colony in 2153.

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Delphic Expanse Spheres
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Structures built a millenia ago by the Guardians, a faction within the Temporal Cold War, to slowly convert normal space to the laws of physics more hospitable to their species as a prelude to...

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fossil fuels
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An Earth term for gasoline, oil, coal, natural gas, and other fuels used for power sources that derived from the organic remains of dinosaurs and other long-dead, buried lifeforms. Archer implies...

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fusion overburn
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A maneuver to intentionally fire a rocket engine beyond its stated capacity but for a very limited time so as to create a single burst of acceleration to overcome inertia. An overburn has never...

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Loque'eque
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Species that lost the ability to reproduce centuries ago. In an effort to preserve their once-flourishing society, the Loque'eque created a mutagenic virus that transformed other species into...

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Loque'que
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The long-dead species and culture of a subtrerranean humanoid civilization from a still-fertile world in the Delphic Expanse, based in the city of Urquat. Somehow rendered sterile, the people...

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Lyssarian Desert Larvae
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A melon-sized lifeform whose epidermal layer secretes a viral suppressant, kept by Phlox in his Sickbay menagerie for its use as a salve for cuts and bruises. In a controversial procedure not...

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Lyssarians
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A species and culture known to Denobulans and Vulcans by 2153, governed by the Lyssarian Prime Conclave. They have kept the mimetic cloning ability of Lyssarian desert larvae largely a secret to...

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movie night
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The regular weekly event of a classic movie screening for the Enterprise NX-01 crew is initially put on hold for the all-or-nothing Xindi mission. By the time of the Seleya encounter, Tucker has...

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