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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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4523
Trials and Tribble-ations
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The Defiant is returning from Cardassian space with the Bajoran Orb of Time. A Klingon named Arne Darvin, surgically altered to look human, has come aboard as a passenger. He uses the Orb to send...

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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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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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Emissary, Part I
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For six days during Stardate 43997, Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the Starship Enterprise was held captive by a sinister race called the Borg. The Borg altered the captain's appearance and mind and...

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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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Infirmary
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Term used by old Earth armies for a hospital ward, used for the medical facility on station Deep Space Nine when run by the station's first Starfleet chief medical officer, Dr. Julian Bashir.

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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
Emissary, Part II
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On a distant outpost at the edge of the final frontier, an untested crew embarks on an unprecedented journey. For six days during Stardate 43997, Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the Starship...

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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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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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Past Prologue
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Dr. Bashir is excited to meet Garak, the last Cardassian aboard Deep Space Nine and a rumored spy. He rushes to tell the rest of the crew, but they are busy rescuing a Bajoran, Tahna Los, whose...

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46410
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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Move Along Home
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Commander Sisko, in dress uniform, prepares to receive the first formal alien delegation from the Gamma Quadrant — a group from a newly discovered species known as the Wadi. Sisko, Kira,...

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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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bioregenerative field
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In biomedical applications, a radiated energy used to accelerate cellular growth -- especially useful to accelerate the growth of a cloned individual. This technique was employed by Dr. Julian...

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electrophoretic analysis
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Standard medical analysis to test cellular components. On station Deep Space Nine, such an analysis was run by Dr. Bashir on a group of unknown cells found in Ibudan's quarters in an effort to...

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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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Man Alone, A
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The adjustment period aboard Deep Space Nine continues as transplants from across the galaxy attempt to come to terms with their new life and each other. O'Brien's wife Keiko misses the U.S.S...

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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
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Nominally a perceptual dysfunction in which aural and visual stimuli, as well as other communication and comprehension function, are incorrectly processed by the brain. Typically aphasia is...

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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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Babel
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Frustrated by the mechanical problems on the space station, O'Brien attempts to fix the food replicators. Little does he know, an alien device has found a way into the station circuitry. For some...

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Bajoran Medical Index
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Database Kira consulted when tracking the current whereabouts of Dr. Surmak Ren in 2369.

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corophyzine
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Used to prevent a secondary infection when viral fever cannot be lowered. Doctor Bashir used 30cc of the drug on Chief O'Brien while under the effects of the aphasia-like virus.

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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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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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neural imaging scan
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Medical diagnostic scan employed to test the acuity of a patient's visual cortex. In 2369, on station Deep Space Nine, Chief Medical Officer Doctor Julian Bashir performed a neural imaging scan...

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test sample 37-D (delta)
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One of the many ineffective samples run while a fatigued Doctor Bashir races to find an antidote to the aphasia-like virus and analyzed just as he realizes he has the disease. The computer's...

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virus, aphasia-like
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An engineered virus that mimics the symptoms of the neural communicative disruption of its namesake dysfunction breaks into an epidemic on DS9 from a long-dormant VIRAL DEVICE left in a...

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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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Captive Pursuit
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While listening to a complaint about Quark's lascivious behavior from a Dabo girl, Sisko is alerted that an alien vessel is coming through the wormhole. The vessel contains a reptilian being named...

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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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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
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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Q-Less
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Returning from a mission to the Gamma Quadrant on the other side of the wormhole, Lieutenant Dax and an ensign are trapped in their Runabout. While O'Brien works to free them, Dr. Bashir sees...

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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
alpha-wave inducer
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A substance which relaxes a patient by easing the introduction of alpha waves into the brain. Doctor Bashir warned Kajada that it is only meant for occasional use.

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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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DNA reference scan
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Medical procedure to test and confirm the identity of an individual by matching DNA patterns with those on file. Kajada, a Kobliad security officer, requested Doctor Julian Bashir perform a DNA...

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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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parasitic infection
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Otherwise undescribed disease which approximated death in a patient -- possibly a Bajoran if Doctor Bashir's off-station medical mission is short-ranged -- and even fooled a tricorder until Doctor...

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Passenger
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Traveling in a runabout, Kira and Bashir pick up a distress signal from a disabled Kobliad ship. They beam over to discover an injured Kobliad woman named Ty Kajada, a security officer. Her...

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retinal imaging scan
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Medical examination enabling the physician to verify the presence or absence of visual cortex activity.

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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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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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The Nagus
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It's business as usual for Quark at his bar, until he is approached by a Ferengi named Krax, who presents his father, Grand Nagus Zek, the elderly, shrewd, revered leader of the Ferengi business...

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46715
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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Vortex
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While haggling with a pair of twinned Miradorns over a valuable goblet for which he had agreed to provide a buyer — until learning that the artifact in question may have been acquired...

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46729
Storyteller, The
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Sisko and Kira play host on the space station to the leaders of two rival Bajoran factions — the Paqu and the Navot. Sisko has stepped in to mediate their land dispute in an effort to avert...

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46753
Battle Lines
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Kai Opaka, Bajor's spiritual leader, pays a surprise visit to the station — her first journey away from her home planet. Sisko, Kira, and Bashir escort her on a tour of the station, and...

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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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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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Progress
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With the Federation's help, the Bajoran government is about to perform a massive energy transfer by tapping the molten core of its fifth moon, Jeraddo. In preparation, Kira and Dax make an orbital...

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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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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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If Wishes Were Horses
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While Sisko, Kira, and Dax investigate readings of unusually high thoron emissions coming from the plasma field in their area of space, O'Brien reads his daughter Molly a bedtime story about...

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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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46910
Dax
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Lieutenant Dax, preparing to return to her quarters for the evening, is being observed by a male Trill named Selin Peers. Ilon Tandro, a humanoid from Klaestron IV, joins him in the shadows....

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46922
cryostasis
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A Federation medical procedure commonly used to slow down a critically injured patient's biological functions, thereby allowing more time to diagnose and repair the problem. On stardate 46922 Dr....

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Dramatis Personae
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Kira protests when Sisko allows a Valerian ship to dock at the station, because she believes that the Valerians are supplying weapons-grade dolamide to the Cardassians. However, before the...

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ionic interference signal
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Dr. Bashir used this signal, which was locked onto the resonance frequencies of the telepathic matrix which was afflicting the Deep Space Nine officers, to reverse the effect and expunge it.

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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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46925
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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Forsaken, The
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Bashir plays reluctant host to a delegation of Federation ambassadors, one of whom happens to be Lwaxana Troi, mother of the Enterprise's counselor, Deanna Troi. Lwaxana creates a scene in Quark's...

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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
coleibric hemorrhage
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A blood discharge associated with some aspect of Cardassian anatomy. A massive case was the cause of Gul Darhe'el's death while asleep.

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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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Duet
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A Kobheerian freighter transports a passenger onto the space station who has a medical condition known as Kalla-Nohra. Kira recalls that the only cases of this were the result of a mining accident...

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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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Kalla-Nohra syndrome
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A disease whose only known cases resulted from a mining accident at the Gallitepp forced labor camp for Bajorans, sometime prior to its liberation in 2358. Dr. Bashir did not hear of it until...

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