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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 controlled explosion...
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 maintained...
pulse compression wave
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 Nine...
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 wife-to-be Jennifer...
energy distribution net
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 think much of its...
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 flight home. The...
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 them...
Altonian brain teaser
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 lenghthened a lifespan.
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 replicator...
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 planted but...
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.
I'danian spice pudding
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 Defiant,...
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 the alien...
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 that...
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 2369, since...
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 and Bashir...
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 Deep Space...
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 quartz,...
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 the robot...
energy containment cell
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 ensuing...
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 second-level Promenade perch on passersby...
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 deflections from...
Energy Transfer, Bajor
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 thousand...
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 "last supper."
self-sealing stem bolts
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 runabout launch...
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 hologenerators...
level-1 personnel sweep
lower pylon 1
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 2369,...
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 pheromonic sensor...
Saltah'na energy spheres
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 proved...
Adaptive Interface Link
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 link...
carbon reaction chambers
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 for...
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 chip. Quark...
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 nuclear...
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.
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 planned assassination...
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 therefore...
security bypass module
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 Vedek Bareil...
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. Jadzia Dax also has...
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 when...
field control unit
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 medical school...
combat rations, Starfleet
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 them.