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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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2151
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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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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Echo II
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This subspace amplifier allowed Captain Archer and the Enterprise NX-01 to increase the gain and bandwith of their subspace communications. Echo II was deployed along the starship's heading, at...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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neutronic fuel
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The power source type for the Xindi-Reptilian's bio-weapon reactor in 2004.

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pistol, Xindi-Reptilian
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The Xindi-Reptilians' standard-issue sidearm is blue in color, like the rifle, but there is no sign whether it too uses "techo-larvae" as a bio-technical power cell. It emits green continuous...

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rifle, Xindi-Reptilian
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A bio-technology weapon utilized by the Xindi-Reptilians of the Delphic Expanse. It normally fires small yellow energy bolts, but can be modified to fire organic grenades. Two in-line...

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scanner, MACO
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MACO troops are equipped with their own model of a hand scanner, which fits in a pouch on their utility belt. It has no major moving parts and is reinforced with rubberized edging, providing more...

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Seeker
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Bio-mechanical drones built by the Xindi-Reptillians for reconnaissance. Several were used to track down Gralik Durr when he went missing from his kemocite plant.

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Sphere, Delphic Expanse
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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 radical laws of physics more hospitable to their species as a...

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stun grenade, MACO
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A concussive explosive that does not emit damaging shrapnel, this weapon is standard gear for MACOs, if not Starfleet as well. It can be set with a fuse as short as 3 or 4 seconds.

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subspace buoy
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During the Xindi mission of the NX-01 Enterprise, this communications relay allowed limited contact from within the Delphic Expanse back to Earth and known space.

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telepathic amplifier
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A translucent, egg-shaped object used by Tarquin, the Delphic Expanse exile who pursues Hoshi Sato, to extend the range and power of his own telepathic ability. It glows internally when in use,...

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temporal beacon
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A device resembling a flat disc and worn on the belt, by which three Xindi-Reptilians and their bio-reactor travel back in time to 2004 Detroit on Earth.

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temporal tags
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Small, blue-glowing crystal devices from the 31st century which allow the marking of out-of-place temporal items for removal by temporal agents. Daniels provides a box for Archer so he can cleanly...

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trellium-D
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Component used in the Delphic Expanse to insulate ships — it protects them from the mysterious anomalies that plague this area of space. According to chemist B'Rat, it is rare and difficult...

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War of the Worlds, The
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The H.G. Welles pioneering sci-fi classic novel about alien invasion (circa AD 1889), later made into classic feature films and a radio drama, is the novel Sato asks the seeming 4-year-old...

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2154
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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Exorcist, The
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A Warner Brothers 2-D theatrical feature thriller from AD 1973 Earth about various priests' attempts to remove a demon which has "possessed" a teenager. Phlox lightly blames his jarred nerves when...

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Kaye, Danny
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American comedic and musical star of stage and film in the mid-20th century of Earth (1913-1987). One of his classic films, Paramount Pictures' "The Court Jester" from 1956, is among the NX-01...

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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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8130
dynoscanner
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A type of sensor that can establish the presence of low-level molecular activity.

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Genesis Device
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Torpedo mechanism intended for use in Project: Genesis testing. In 2285, Khan Noonien Singh stole the device and activated it in an attempt to destroy the U.S.S. Enterprise, and his enemy, Admiral...

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prefix code
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The prefix code in Federation starship's locks control of that vessel to a unique code, accessed by authorized personnel. This code prevents unsecured control of key ship's systems through...

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Project Genesis
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Project Genesis was a theoretical process to terraform dead planets by means of a genetic explosion that would reduce the surface of a planet to its elementary particles. Under the direction of...

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retina scan
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A more reliable way of detecting a persons identity, by scanning an individuals blood vessel pattern within the retina. Kirk had to submit to a retina scan to gain access to the Project Genesis files.

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41153
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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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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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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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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Library Computer Access and Retrieval System (LCARS)
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Name of the main computer system aboard Galaxy-class starships.

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master systems display
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A display/control console located in Main Engineering aboard Galaxy-class starships.

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PADD
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Acronym for Personal Access Display Device. A portable handheld information access device used by Starfleet crewmembers.

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saucer module
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The large, circular command section characteristic of many Federation starships.  It is also known as the Primary Hull. Some starships, such as the Galaxy-class, can seperate the saucer...

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stardrive section
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The stardrive section is that part of a Galaxy-class starship containing the warp nacelles that remains after the saucer section separates from it. It is also known as the battle section,...

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41209
isolinear optical chip
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Information storage and processing media used aboard starships circa 2329, and in general usage since around 2349. The chips are composed of a linear memory crystal material and are often mounted...

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41242
positronic brain
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A device first postulated by Isaac Asimov in the twentieth century that would use positron decay as the basis of an advanced computer neural system. Thought to be impossible to construct, the...

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41365
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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41386
T-9 energy converter
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Power system mechanism in use on an unmanned Federation monitor post located on planet Gamma Tauri IV. The converter was stolen by the Ferengi in 2364.

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41798
photon torpedo
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Self-propelled missiles consisting of a small quantity of matter and antimatter bound together in a magnetic container, used as a tactical weapon by Federation starships.   Photon torpedoes...

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photonic torpedo
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The earliest model of a Starfleet photon torpedo with a matter/antimatter charge and an optional timer, replacing standard spatial torpedoes wth lesser contact-explosive yields and ingredients....

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41997
holodeck matter
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A form of matter created in holodeck simulations. This type of matter is only stable within the confines of a holodeck. If removed from the holodeck, objects made of this material collapse into...

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42073
subspace field inverter
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Mechanism that generates low-level Eichner radiation, a form of energy that stimulates growth in some types of plasma plague strains. Such an inverter is not part of the normal inventory of a...

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42494
transporter biofilter
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Component of a transporter that scans and removes disease and virus organisms from incoming individuals. The biofilter is only effective against known organisms that it is programmed to recognize.

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transporter ID trace
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Data maintained by computers in a Federation transporter system that tracks the identity of any subject beamed through the transporter. The trace provides a mechanism to verify whether or not an...

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42609
Magnetic Seals
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Part of the matter/antimatter containment system aboard Federation starships. The seals prevent the antimatter from making contacting with the ship's structure and destroying the vessel. The...

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42686
Painstik, Klingon
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Klingon electronic "cattle prod" used in the Klingon Age of Ascension ritual as a spiritual test for the endurance of physical suffering. Also used in the Sonchi, the Rite of Succession ceremony...

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42695
resonators
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Mechanisms that create powerful underground planetary oscillations. In 2365, the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D modified several class-1 probes to function as resonators. Sent below the surface of...

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42779
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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42923
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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43125
linear memory crystal
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Component of an isolinear chip. This optically refractive material is a key part of data processing devices. Sentient nanites accidentally created by Ensign Wesley Crusher in 2366 consumed the...

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43173
hologram generator
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Device used to conceal anthropological teams and their survey sites from native planetary life forms, so that the anthropologists can make observations without being detected. In 2366, the...

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43205
Lang cycle fusion engines
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Technology used aboard Promellian spacecraft about a millennium ago for power and propulsion. When a Promellian battle cruiser was discovered near Orelious IX in 2366, Captain Picard was hopeful...

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43510
inverter
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Transport device used by Ansata terrorists on planet Rutia IV in 2366. Ansata members were able to conduct interdimensional, folder-space transports that escaped detection by Rutian authorities....

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43657
Submicron Matrix Transfer Technique
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A technique for replicating existing new neural pathways in a positronic brain into another positronic brain. This technology was introduced at a cybernetics conference on stardate 43657.0,...

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43685
Kut'luch
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Bladed weapon wielded by Klingon assassins. It has a serrated blade that inflicts serious wounds. Duras family operatives used kut'luchs in 2366 when they attacked Kurn.

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Replicator
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Devices derived from transporter technology to dematerialize matter and then reconstitute it in another form. Replicators, in use since the early 24th century, are most commonly used as food...

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43745
quantum phase inhibitor
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Known more commonly as the Tox Uthat, the inhibitor could stop the nuclear reaction that takes place within stars. It was invented in the twenty-seventh century by Kal Dano.

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Tox Uthat
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Also known as a quantum phase inverter. The Tox Uthat was invented by Kal Dano in the twenty-seventh century. It is a palm-sized crystal capable of stopping the nuclear reaction going on within a...

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43807
transporter test article
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Duranium cylinder one meter in height and 25 centimeters in diameter. These cylinders are used as test objects when evaluating a transporter's operation. The test articles can be beamed to a...

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43872
tripolymer composites
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A nonconductive material that makes up part of the body of Lieutenant Commander Data. His structure contains 24.6 kilograms of the substance.

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43957
synaptic induction
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Therapy technique for patients who have suffered a memory loss. In 2366, this treatment did not succeed for the Zalkonian John Doe because his neural net did not conform to that of any previous...

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43989
shield nutation
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A way varying the shield frequency phase rotation. In 2366, shield nutation was used to increase The U.S.S. Enterprises shield effectiveness against the Borg. This only temporarily worked though...

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