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Ablative Armor
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An outer hull layer on some Federation starships that is designed to vaporize under weapons fire, thereby dissipating energy and protecting the ship's interior. The prototype ships U.S.S. Defiant...

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Access Terminal
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Used within Borg vessels, this systems connector port allows individuals a direct link to the collective. It is also possibly used for transmission of energy to and from individuals.

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Access Tunnel
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Maintenance corridors on Deep Space Nine which allow station personnel access to vital circuitry and other utilities. In 2369, a Bajoran resistance device hidden in a tunnel leading to food...

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Adaptive Interface Link
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A connection between computer systems of different origins. An adaptive link is necessary when attempting to transfer data or functionality between to disparate types of equipment. In 2369, such a...

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Altonian brain teaser
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A holographic puzzle which Dax has been attempting to solve for over 440 years.

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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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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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antigrav
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Anti-gravity repeller technology used in hand-held grips or pallets to allow handling of overly massive cargo, and in medical rehabilitation therapy. Two antigravs were attached to Nomad to move...

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antilepton interference
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Type of particle field that can interfere with subspace radio. In 2369, Cardassian forces jammed subspace communications between Deep Space Nine and Starfleet with antileptons.

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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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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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anyon emitter
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Tool used by Starfleet Engineering personnel. In 2368, Lieutenant Commander Data used a modified anyon emitter to remove chroniton particle contamination caused by a Romulan interphase generator...

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aphasia device
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Terrorist weapon created by the Bajoran resistance to spread an aphasia virus into the food replicators aboard Deep Space Nine. During the station's construction in 2351, one such device was...

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aqueduct systems
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System combining canals and above-ground water conduits to provide fresh water to inhabited communities. Parts of Bajor used aqueducts to supply water for drinking, sanitation, and agriculture. In...

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argine
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An explosive mounted in a Ferengi locator bomb that was targeted at then-Grand Nagus Quark in 2369.

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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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arva nodes
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Component of Tosk's ship damaged prior to his visit to Deep Space Nine in 2369. Arva nodes were used to convert space matter into fuel for propulsion, similar to a ramscoop.

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atavachron
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Sarepeidon technology which allows one-way time travel of the user's choice by way of pre-selected destinations within the planet's own history, programmed and archived for use on circular...

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atmosphere conditioning pumps
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Component of the life support system of a starship. While under the control of Noonien Soong in 2367, Lieutenant Commander Data overrode seven independent safety locks and reset the pumps...

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auto destruct
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Computer program aboard starships for destruction of the vessel, should the ship be captured or controlled by an enemy. Time until auto destruct is sixty seconds. On Galaxy-class starships, for...

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autosequencers
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Part of the transporter system which regulates the actual transporter process. When Ambassador T'Pel was apparently killed in a transporter accident in 2367, one suspected cause of the mishap was...

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Avidyne engines
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Type of impulse engines used on Constellation-class starships, obsolete by 2365. The U.S.S. Hathaway, equipped with this engine, was used in a Starfleet battle exercise with the U.S.S. Enterprise...

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axionic chip
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Element of the neural computing system of an exocomp.

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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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bat'leth
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The traditional "sword of honor" preferred by Klingon warriors adept at the martial arts. About a meter long and shaped as a double-semicircle with four points (resembling a two-ended scimitar),...

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Battle Bridge
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Secondary command and control center on Galaxy class starships. The battle bridge is located atop the stardrive section of the ship, and is normally used in battle situations when the stardrive...

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bearing
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In celestial navigation, a mathematical expression describing a direction in space with relationship to a space vehicle. A bearing measures the angular difference between the current forward...

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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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Beta 5 computer
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Powerful computer system built by unknown extraterrestrials, used by Gary Seven on Earth in 1968 and secluded into his New York apartment.

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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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bio-neural gel packs
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Advanced Federation technology which adds synthetic neural cells to a soft-sided circuitry module, designed to organize information more efficiently and speed up response time. The new feature is...

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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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biochips
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Cybernetic inserts found in members of the Borg. Placed into the body via surgery, the chip enhance the physical capabilities of Borg individuals as well as generating organic material needed for...

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biogenic weapon
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Banned biological weapon constructed from biomimetic gel, retroviral vaccines, isomiotic hypos, and plasma flares. A Maquis report in 2370 of Cardassian stockpiling of these items led to a covert...

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bipolar torch
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Cutting tool used by personnel on Deep Space Nine. In 2369, a torch was used to cut through the toranium metal inlay on one of the station's doors.

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Borg vinculum
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The vinculum is the processing device at the core of every Borg vessel, which brings order to chaos. It interconnects the minds of all the drones; it purges individual thoughts and disseminates...

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boridium power converter
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Internal energy source of an exocomp.

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branding device
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A branding device as might be used for livestock, carrying The Circle's logo, was used by three of its beleivers when they painfully burned the image onto Quark's forehead after jumping him alone...

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brig
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Old Terran naval designation for a ship's detention area for the holding of suspect individuals. On starships and other facilities, forcefields are used to bar individual cells and sometimes the...

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broad-spectrum warp field
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A subspace bubble which may be found to interfere with the structural integrity of a quantum fissure. In 2370, the Enterprsie-D's shuttlecraft Curie used such a field to seal a quantum fissure.

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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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Bussard collectors
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Component of the warp drive nacelles of Federation starships, name for a 20th century Terran physicist who first theorized their operation. Located at the front of the nacelle, the collectors...

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cabrodine
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Component of a common explosive. Neela used this combination of this chemical and infernite to destroy Keiko O'Brien's school on Deep Space Nine in 2369.

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carbon reaction chambers
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Part of Cardassian nuclear fusion reactors such as those aboard Deep Space Nine. The term refers to the carbon-lined containment vessels within the reactors.

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central control complex
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Interconnecting technology used by the android Norman in 2267 to control and instruct the 207,809 androids residing on Planet Mudd. Direct physical interface was obtained by placing the hands...

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Chicago Mobs of the Twenties
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A history volume left behind accidentally by the visiting crew of the U.S.S. Horizon in 2169 on Sigma Iotia II, before the development of the Federation Prime Directive of non-interference. "The...

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chlorobicrobes
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Agricultural chemical used by Bajoran to increase crop production.

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cloaking device
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Technology of Romulan origin, first described in 2266, that can generate an energy screen to render a target object — usually a spacecraft — relatively invisible to sensors. Due to...

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cloaking device, Klingon
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Similar to the Romulan cloaking device, the Klingons received this technology from the Romulans circa 2268, when the two civilizations shared a political alliance. The Klingons outfitted many...

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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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coil scanner
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When modified, the unit can detect a quantum resonance oscillator.

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collar of obedience
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Disciplinary choker-collars worn by drill thralls on planet Triskelion that would constrict the wearer's neck of when activated, causing pain.

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combadge
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The popular term for the modern Starfleet communicator when incorporated as a single unit with a chest insignia badge -- as opposed to original models which evolved as a separate unit that was...

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Communicator
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A portable transceiver device in use by Starfleet crews since the mid-22nd century. Earlier versions were designed as a hand-held device with a hardware control interface and a flip-up antennae...

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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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communicator, Bajoran
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The Bajoran symbol on a pin, as worn by Kira and Odo, is also used as a communicator in the style of the Starfleet version but is worn on the right breast rather than the left.

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compressed teryon beam
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Energy weapon used by Lenarians in 2369 in assaulting an away team from the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D. Captain Picard was hit by the near-fatal attack and suffered injuries to his spleen and...

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containment field
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Forcefield used to isolate hazardous materials, measured by levels of power cohesiveness. Containment fields are routinely used to hold antimatter fuel within its storage pods. Also used in...

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cooling unit
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Refrigeration contained for perishable foods in Neelix's kitchen aboard the U.S.S: Voyager.

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Court Jester, The
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A Paramount Pictures 2-D theatrical feature film from AD 1956 Earth America, starring Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns and Mildred Natwick. Phlox enjoys it while alone on board with the crew in protective...

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D'Arsay transformation program
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The program contained within the D'Arsay archive which used the U.S.S. Enterprise-D's replicators to transform the ship into Masaka's city.

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D'k tahg
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A traditional Klingon dagger with extra blades that -- with the flip of a switch -- snap out at an angle below the main blade, to make the knife even more deadly. It has been in use for over a...

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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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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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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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dermatiraelian plastiscine
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Drug used to sustain cosmetic surgery. Aamin Marritza took the drug for five years after having his face surgically altered to appear as Gul Darhe'el's.

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destruct sequence
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A computer program on Starfleet vessels, rigidly controlled by specific programming codes, that can initiate a ship's controlled self-destruction if the command officers deem such an act necessary...

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diboridium core
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Small power generators of Cardassian design. The Bajoran resistance constructed an aphasia device powered by a diboridium core that was accidentally triggered on Deep Space Nine in 2369.

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differential magnetometer
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Mechanisms used to fine-tune interpretations of magentic scans. One device used by the U.S.S. Rio Grande in 2369 to search for the Yangtzee Kiang was mounted on probes to pick up magnetic...

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dilithium
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Crystalline substance used in warp propulsion systems to regulate the matter/antimatter reactions that provide the energy necessary for faster-than-light speed. Naturally occurring dilithium is...

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dilithium chamber hatch
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Exterior door of the matter/antimatter reaction chamber, part of the warp drive of a starship. The hatch gives crewmen access to the dilithium crystal articulation frame when the frame requires...

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dilithium crystal articulation frame
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Component of the warp drive system of a starship that holds the dilithium crystals suspended in the drive's matter/antimatter stream, where the crystals can regulate the matter/antimatter reaction.

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directional sonic generator
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A device which would be less intrusive than E-M pathways -- but would take years longer -- to drive out DS9's vole population by being tuned to a frequency hurtful to their ears and also, as it...

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Displacement-Activated Spore Hub Drive
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An experimental technology developed by Paul Stamets and Science Officer Straal during the mid-23rd century that allowed starships to travel instantly across a mycelium network. The technology was...

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Disruptor
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Used by Klingons in the mid 23rd century.

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Disruptor Rifle
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Used by Klingons in the mid 23rd century.

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Disruptors, Klingon
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The name for the Klingon Empire's ship-mounted weaponry as well as its troops' sidearms. Like all directed-energy weaponry, they are neutralized by tetryon particles. Science Officer Dax...

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DNA sequencer
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Lab equipment used by Janeway in her ill-fated hunt for a cure to the virus that stranded she and Chakotay on "New Earth."

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drydock
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Orbital construction used for major maintenance and repair of starships and other space vessels. The original Enterprise NCC-1701 was refit in the San Francisco Yards dry-dock located in Earth...

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duotronics
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Breakthrough computer system invented in 2243 by Dr. Richard Daystrom, used until its replacement by isolinear technology as the basis of computers for over 80 years on Federation starships --...

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dynoscanner
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A type of sensor that can establish the presence of low-level molecular activity.

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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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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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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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EJ7 interlock
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Device used to open critical system access panels by Engineering personnel aboard Deep Space Nine. Neela stole Chief O'Brien's interlock from his tool kit to prepare an escape for after her...

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electroplasma system
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The common Federation power-distribution network, abbreviated EPS. Located on the power transfer conduits. Small quantities of drive plasma can be diverted through the taps to generate electricity...

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electroplasma system taps
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Component of Federation starship warp drives located on the power transfer conduits. Small quantities of drive plasma can be diverted through the taps to generate electricity for use by ship systems.

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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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emergency hand actuator
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Manual hand crank for emergency use aboard Federation starships. The crank, located next to a door within an access panel, can be used to force an unresponsive door to open.

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emergency transporter armbands
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Devices that can remotely activate a transporter. Emergency armbands are used by Starfleet personnel when they expect to be in a situation where they may not have time to verbally contact their...

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emulator module
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Part of the computer systems on Deep Space Nine. The modules allow the computers to access alien computer networks.

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encephalographic polygraph scan
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Scan conducted of a subject's brainwaves used to discern truthful statements and responses to questions.

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energy containment cell
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Mechanism that can store neural patterns of an individual. One such cell was used in 2369 to hold the consciousness of Rao Vantika.

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energy distribution net
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Generic nomenclature for the Cardassian shipboard equivalent of Starfleet's electro-plasma system: the shipwide power system.

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Energy Transfer Device
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Vian handheld apparatus, controlled mentally by the user for uses rangin from teleportation to physical manipulation. Each unit was tuned to one specific user's thoughts.

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Energy Transfer, Bajor
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With Federation aid, Bajor planned to make its first-ever large-scale energy transfer to the planet by tapping the molten core of its one-time inhabited fifth moon, Jeraddo, to heat a few hundred...

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engine core, Romulan
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The core area on a science ship, just off the side of Engineering behind double pocket doors, can be sealed off for top-launched ejection in emergencies; the manual method includes pulling up two...

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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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EPI capacitor
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Door mechanism on Starfleet runabouts that can open a door by bypassing the actuation servos.

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