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September, 1966
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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January, 1967
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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June, 1984
cloaking device, Klingon
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Similar to the Romulan cloaking device, the Klingons received this technology from the Romulans circa 2268, when the two civilizations shared a political alliance. The Klingons outfitted many...

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flight recorder
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The recorder stores data and visual records from critical areas on a ship. It is intended for use by investigators to gather evidence in the event of an accident involving or aboard the ship. In...

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lexorin
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Drug administered to Dr. McCoy in 2285 to remedy the symptoms of mental disorientation he was experiencing while carrying the katra of Captain Spock within his own mind.

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terminium
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Metal compound used in the construction of photon torpedo casings.

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transwarp drive
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Experimental propulsion system that if successful would have enabled starships to reach higher speeds with greater efficiency. The system was tested aboard the U.S.S. Excelsior in the 2280s...

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September, 1987
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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May, 1995
bio-neural gel packs
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Advanced Federation technology which adds synthetic neural cells to a soft-sided circuitry module, designed to organize information more efficiently and speed up response time. The new feature is...

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November, 1995
coil scanner
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When modified, the unit can detect a quantum resonance oscillator.

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phased ion cannon
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An energy weapon that utilizes electrically-charged beams. The Mokra Order claimed to have at least 85 of these on their planet, and were prepared to use them on the U.S.S. Voyager.

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Transporter control module
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A Federation engineering device that is at the heart of the transporter. When Kazon-Nistrim, under the direction of Seska, stole one of these modules, the two were able to adapt transporter...

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January, 1996
phase coil resonator
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Small engineering tool used on the Pralor Automated Unit ship. When B'Elanna Torres was taken captive on the ship, she used it to determine that each Pralor power cell emits its own unique energy...

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February, 1996
brig
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Old Terran naval designation for a ship's detention area for the holding of suspect individuals. On starships and other facilities, forcefields are used to bar individual cells and sometimes the...

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May, 1996
cooling unit
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Refrigeration contained for perishable foods in Neelix's kitchen aboard the U.S.S: Voyager.

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

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November, 1996
Mobile emitter
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A portable holographic imaging device used by Voyager's EMH to access areas without holographic projectors. Henry Starling constructed the mobile emitter from 29th-century technology he...

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May, 1997
nanoprobes
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The basic building blocks of Borg assimilation, these submicroscopic, self-replicating robots permeate the bloodstream and carry Borg technology throughout the body. Nanoprobes attack the victim...

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October, 1997
tritanium
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Exotic metal alloy used in the hulls of Federation spacecraft.

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January, 1998
Ablative Armor
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An outer hull layer on some Federation starships that is designed to vaporize under weapons fire, thereby dissipating energy and protecting the ship's interior. The prototype ships U.S.S. Defiant...

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November, 1998
Borg vinculum
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The vinculum is the processing device at the core of every Borg vessel, which brings order to chaos. It interconnects the minds of all the drones; it purges individual thoughts and disseminates...

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