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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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warp factor
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Warp factor is the unit used to measure faster-than-light travel, where 'c' is equal to the speed of light. Each increase of one warp is computed geometrically. Warp ten is theorized to be...

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Holodeck
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The generic name, especially in use aboard Federation starships, for the "smart" virtual reality system as evolved by the 2360s — a technology that combines transporter, replicator and...

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45236
tea, mint
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Aromatic tea, with strong qualities that can help stimulate the digestive system.   Picard offered Sarek's second wife Perrin a cup of light-amber mint tea during her visit aboard ship. She...

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45854
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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46379
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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holosuite
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Terms for the recreational holodeck facilities located on the second floor of Quark's bar on Deep Space Nine.

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ODN
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Acronym for Optical Data Network. The system of fiber-optics used on Federation starships by the ship's computers for data transmission. Deep Space Nine used a similar network, but it was poorly...

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pulse compression wave
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Added to a phaser blast , the pulse compression wave will increase the destructive power of a phaser. In 2369, Chief Operations Officer O'Brien used the pulse compression wave to defend Deep Space...

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thoron field
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Energy field that Deep Space Nine can produce to block outside sensor scans.

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46392
aubergine stew
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A creole dish native to Earth's Louisiana region, specifically New Orleans. Having learned the dish from his restaurateur father Joseph, Benjamin Sisko offered to cook this stew for his...

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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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rations, emergency
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Emergency food packets to be consumed when food replicators are off-line. Personnel aboard DS9 just after the Cardassian withdrawal had to eat emergency rations.

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46401
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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Tarkalean tea
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Amber-brown beverage (pronounced "tar-KAY-lee-un").   Tarkalean tea is widely popular on DS9 and Bashir's favorite drink during his first year at the station. It is available at both...

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46410
alpha-currant nectar
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A bitter, red-colored beverage poured into a shot glass said to be priceless among the Gamma Quadrant Wadis. After taking a taste after the Wadi Falow extolled its value, Quark didn't...

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Andolian Brandy
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A beverage of questionable value. Trying to weasel out of being caught running a rigged dabo table during the Wadis' visit, Quark offered to throw in a case of this beverage for their return...

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klon peags
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Wadi instruments resembling chopsticks that was prized in Wadi culture and have a variety of uses. In 2369, Falow proposed a stake of klon peags in a wager with Quark, but Quark declined to accept...

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lokar beans
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A Ferengi vegetable Quark includes on his bar menu as a snack or appetizer. Sisko ate them for six hours before giving up on further diplomatic opportunites during the Wadi dabo marathon.

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46421
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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azna
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A health food. Jadzia Dax has long sworn by the benefits of azna, dating back to at least when Curzon was the Dax host. Jadzia preferred azna prepared steamed, claiming it...

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Lauriento massage holoprogram #101-A
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Holosuite program available at Quark's bar on space station Deep Space Nine. This program provides the customer with a body massage by a humanoid woman with webbed hands. On stardate 46421.5 the...

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46423
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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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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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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Ferengi starduster
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A pinkish-orange drink served with a straw in a tall glass. Quark ordered an extra-strong mixture from the working replicator of an empty crew cabin during Deep Space Nine's aphasia quarantine....

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I'danian spice pudding
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An extremely rich dessert, white with a creme on top, which many residents of Deep Space 9 have a weakness for. Disappointed with the varieties he found on Earth during the trip back to get the...

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Kohlanese stew
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A stew that Quark nominally served from his food replicator. A bad batch, ordered when DS9's malfunctioning replicators almost drove away business, so disgusted the Markalian customer Asoth that...

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mooring clamps
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Mechanisms used at Deep Space Nine to hold docked ships in place at their assigned docking ports.

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46495
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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graviton field
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Component of a tractor beam that enhances the structural strength of an object undergoing towing. In 2369, Deep Space Nine was endangered by an unknown life form contained inside an alien artifact...

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oatmeal
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Earth porridge made from ground oats. Oatmeal is still a breakfast favorite of many humans, including Jake Sisko. Nog used it as fake "Odo gel" to tease Varis Sul.

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ramscoop
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Also known as a Bussard collector. A ramscoop uses magnetic fields to collect hydrogen from interstellar for fuel. Chief O'Brien compared ramscoops to the arva nodes in Tosk's ship damaged in...

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security sensor
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Sensors protecting the airlocks and entrances to interior areas of Deep Space Nine. The sensors can detect weapons and sound an alarm.

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46531
couscous
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A dish native to the North African region of Earth. Couscous (pronounced "KUSS-kuss") is a crushed grain that is steamed and normally served with vegetables or meat. This item is on Quark's menu...

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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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graviton
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Elementary particle of matter that transmits gravitational energy.

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MK-12 scanner
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A security device used for identify verification. The array office on the Promenade of Deep Space Nine uses such a scanner to verify the identify of individuals storing valuables there. While on...

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Promethean quartz
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An internally naturally glowing mineral that has a high commercial value. Vash, an archaeologist and entrepreneur, while in the Gamma Quadrant, stumbled upon a geode resembling a Promethean...

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tritium
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A slightly radioactive hydrogen isotope with an atomic weight of 3, hazardous if in high concentrations. Tritium gas was used on Deep Space Nine in 2369 to track particle flow back to a dangerous...

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46594
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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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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microscopic generator
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Apparatus used by Rao Vantika to transfer his mind into Dr. Bashir in 2369.

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Raktajino
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Klingon coffee. Starfleet officers such as Tom Paris and Benjamin Sisko are known to be fond of raktajino. It is especially popular on Deep Space Nine.

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subspace shunt
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Security lockout bypass device used by Kobliad criminal Rao Vantika. With it, he gained control of various computer systems.

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46649
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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blood fleas
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When flaked, these insects form part of a Ferengi delicacy. Both Rom and Zek enjoyed them, while a worried Quark was unable to eat.

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locator bomb
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Advanced weapon mounted with a sorium argine explosive that could seek out and track a target using sensors capable of detecting the pheromones of the targeted individual. In 2369, Rom and Krax...

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46715
Langour
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A pale pink beverage (pronounced "LANG-gore") that is highly prized, at least for ceremony. When meeting the twin Miradorns, Quark broke out his special flask, which he gently cradled during an...

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toh-maire
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High explosive gas pockets found in the Chamra Nebula. In 2369, Odo escaped an attacking Miradorn ship by leading it through a toh-maire cloud, which ignited and destroyed the Miradorn vessel.

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46729
jellybeans
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Candy concoction, a staple for humans with a sweet tooth and a former U.S. President. Out of bored mischief, Nog once tossed this 500-year-old Terran candy from his...

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larish pie
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A Bajoran dish. Woban, leader of the Navot faction on Bajor, complimented DS9's replicators on the version he was served.

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stardrifter
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A green, intoxicating beverage commonly served at Quark's in a short glass.   Kira once ordered a double during the stalled Paqu-Novat border talks.

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46753
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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mutual induction field
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Satellite produced energy field barrier, that prevents communication and inhibits sensor readings.

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46844
chlorobicrobes
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Agricultural chemical used by Bajoran to increase crop production.

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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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roots
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Some unspecified root, an inch thick and hard with a light-brown potato-like skin, is chopped into segments about nine-inches long, grown on Jeraddo and prepared by farmer Mullibok for his...

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self-sealing stem bolts
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Devices that Nog and Jake Sisko received in trade for yamok sauce in 2369. Nog and Jake traded the 100 gross bolts in turn for seven tessipates of land on planet Bajor.

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tessipate
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Unit of measure of land area on planet Bajor. In 2369, Sircho Ch'Ano traded seven tessipates of land for a supply of self-sealing stem bolts in the possession of Nog and Jake Sisko.

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wine, Mullibok's
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Wine produced by a secluded Bajoran farmer and his associates on the planet Jeraddo.

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46853
habitat ring
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Part of the structure of Deep Space Nine. The habitant ring encircles the central core of the station, and is primarily filled with quarters and other living facilities for personnel. Three...

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hologenerators
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Equipment used by a holodeck to create holographic images. In 2369, Quark mentioned to Security Chief Odo that he would like to expand the size of his bar so that he could use the bar's existing...

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impulse sustainer
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Propulsion system used in vehicles such as sensor probes to provide thrust after the probe is launched.

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level-1 personnel sweep
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Sensor scan pattern used to locate personnel. In 2369 Security Chief Odo ran such a sweep to ensure than a station-wide evacuation order was being obeyed by station residents.

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lower pylon 1
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The lower half of docking pylon 1 on Deep Space Nine. Lower pylon 1 was evacuated in 2369 when a subspace rupture was imminent.

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pulse-wave torpedo
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A ship-mounted explosive weapon. In 2169, a Vulcan spacecraft attempted to close a subspace rupture with such a device. When a similar rupture was believed to be forming near Deep Space Nine in...

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thoron emissions
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Also known as radon-220. Radioactive isotopes created by the decay of thorium. Thoron emissions from the Denorios Belt increased following the appearance of unknown aliens at Deep Space Nine in 2369.

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46922
Modela aperitif
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A layered drink with a red bottom, an orange layer and a blue one poured last. Quark once whipped one up for Dax.

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pheromonic sensor
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A device sensitive to pheromones, designed to detect a person of a particular species within a certain range. Flaxian assassins are known to favor such a device as a trigger for a bomb. A...

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phoretic analyzer
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Device used in the infirmary of Deep Space Nine. In 2369, Dr. Bashir asked Security Chief Odo to pour himself into such a device for analysis of his body's chemistry.

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Saltah'na clock
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An elaborate timepiece. Commander Sisko built one in 2369 while under the influence of Saltah'na energy sphere.

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Saltah'na energy spheres
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Telepathic devices that stored the history of a power struggle that wiped out the Saltah'na race. The Klingon ship Toh'Kaht found the sphere on a planet in the Gamma Quadrant in 2369. The spheres...

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subspace transponder
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Location beacon used by space vehicles ranging from starships to flight recorders.

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thalmerite device
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Explosive used in 2369 to destroy the Klingon bird-of-prey Toh'Kaht after its crew fell under the control of Saltah'na energy spheres.

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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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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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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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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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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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isolinear rods
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Translucent orange computer storage and processing media used on Cardassian-designed facilities such as Deep Space Nine. Isolinear rods are roughly equivalent to the Federation's isolinear optical...

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laser-induced fusion
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Nuclear fusion ignited by lasers. Such a system is used in the impulse drives of Federation starships as well as for the power reactors aboard Deep Space Nine. Engineering term for controlled...

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toranium
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Metal using in construction of corridor walls on Deep Space Nine. Toranium is strong enough to resist phaser beams, and usually must be cut with a bipolar torch.

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46963
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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Kalevian montar
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Game played by Gul Dukat and Security Chief Odo on Deep Space Nine. Gul Dukat believed that they had played many times, but Odo reminded him that they had only played once and Dukat had cheated.

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Maraltian Seev-ale
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A light green beverage Quark keeps in his private stock. Odo offered some to Kira in 2369, but it is unclear as to how he acquired it.

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sem'hal stew
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Cardassian dish.   Sem'hal stew was served to Aamin Marritza in the brig; he complimented the DS9 food replicators, though he would have preferred more yamok sauce.

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46996
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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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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infernite
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Component of a common explosive. Neela used this combination of this chemical and cabrodine to destroy Keiko O'Brien's school on Deep Space Nine in 2369.

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isolinear co-processor
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Computing mechanism used aboard Deep Space Nine. In 2369, Neela sabotaged a coprocessor in Security by adding a subspace device to it that disabled the Promenade's weapon detectors. Neela was...

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security bypass module
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Electronic devices used to defeat computer security restrictions and allow access to prohibited area. Neela used a module to enter runabout pad A on Deep Space Nine as part of a plot to kill...

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security field subsystem ANA
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Computer program written by Deep Space Nine resident Neela in 2369 to bypass computer security defenses. It allowed Neela to override forcefields around runabout pad A, which she intended to use...

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Black Hole
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Ferengi beverage. Often served at Quark's, one version of the Black Hole is straight up. This drink is enjoyed by Boslic captain who unknowingly brought Li Nalas' earring to Bajor....

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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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field control unit
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A Cardassian remote control, as with the one used to control the security field at the Hutet Labor Camp. It must be pointed at the area to be affected.

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torte, icoberry
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A dessert featuring icoberries.   This dessert was programmed into DS9's replicators. Sisko once ordered one with a raktajino; Jake Sisko suggested it to the Skreean refugee...

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candy bar
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Sweet treat, often made with chocolate, that has been popular on Earth for centuries. Still a treat among at least humans in the 24th century, an experimental one designed by Bashir during...

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combat rations, Starfleet
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Packaged in small hand-held packets, the food unit contains a timed released formula of all the nutrients the body needs for three days. Befitting his meat-and-potatoes food tastes, O'Brien loved...

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french onion soup
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Earth delicacy made from a sautéed root and meat broth. A favorite of Sisko's — which he wishes he had instead of O'Brien's combat rations during the guerilla holdout against Jaro's...

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