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1704
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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2153
Rigelian flamegems
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This trade item is scarce or high in value, ostensibly from the Rigel system and illegal in the region around Ceti Alpha. Yerdrin Koss says he jettisoned the cargo he was waiting to sell to a...

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3045
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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3183
Inflatable Enterprise
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In 2270 (stardate 3183.3), when the Enterprise computer is infected by highly charged subatomic particles, it decides to pull a practical joke on three pursuing Romulans. Near the Neutral Zone, it...

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Practical Joker Energy Field
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Near the Romulan Neutral Zone, an unknown energy field encountered by the Enterprise in 2270 (stardate 3183.3) is full of highly charged subatomic particles. Those particles "infect" ships'...

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Recreation Room Holodeck
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By 2270, the Enterprise is equipped with a holodeck in its Recreation Room. A control console in the center of the large chamber allows for such holographic simulations as a sunny beach, or a...

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4187
stasis boxes
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Extraordinarily rare technological devices constructed upwards of a billion years ago by the long-vanished spacefaring civilization known as the Slaver Empire. During their heyday, the Slavers...

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4978
love crystals
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Conman Harcourt Fenton Mudd's "love potion," which he sells for 300 credits, is contained in a small bluish crystal. The liquid contained therein is supposed to be rubbed on the skin; when the...

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5143
orientine acid
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A caustic substance capable of burning through virtually anything, except for the special crystalline container used to store it. When a Vendorian shape-shifter tried to hide in Dr. McCoy's...

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5275
Dramian Plague
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Of unknown origin, the plague on Dramia II in 2251 was characterized by pigmentation changes in the skin of its victims, followed by debilitation and death. The plague caused the Dramian skin to...

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General Order No. 6
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In 2270 (stardate 5275.6), Spock invokes Starfleet General Order #6 when the entire Enterprise crew except himself has been stricken with the deadly Dramian plague. According to Helmsman Sulu, the...

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5329
retlaw plant
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An innocuous-looking plant native to the planet Phylos. Although this plant appears to be as harmless as a dandelion, it can bite, injecting its victim with a deadly toxic compound that even...

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5373
Tasmeen
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The name of one of the months on the Vulcan calendar. Although Vulcan possesses no moon by which to calculate the local passage of months, as is the practice on Earth, the mutual motions of Vulcan...

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5483
cortropine
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A powerful stimulant that Dr. McCoy carried in his standard medikit on stardate 5483.7 (2269). Use of this drug helped to sustain the lives of McCoy and the other members of a landing party on the...

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Lura-mag
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A piece of communications equipment used by the women living on the second planet of the Taurean system. This device was capable of sending faster-than-light signals across many light-years of...

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Opto-aud
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A communications device used by the women of the second planet of the Taurean system. This device not only transmitted signals across interstellar distances, it was also equipped with a viewing...

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5499
surgo-op
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The medical mutation process by which air-breathers are changed into water-breathers is known as "surgo-op." It is practiced by the Aquans of the planet Argo. In 2269, Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock...

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5521
life-support belt
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An alternative to the bulkier Starfleet environmental suits, life-support belts contained force field generators that maintained a standard Class-M (oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere) environment around...

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5554
dylovene
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A pharmaceutical substance that Dr. Leonard H. McCoy administered to Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu after Sulu suffered the toxic bite of the retlaw plant on the planet Phylos on stardate 5554.4 (2269)....

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voder
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Disc-shaped voice-box translation devices that enabled the Phylosians to converse in audible language with humanoid visitors, such as the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise, who visited Phylos on...

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5577
intersat code
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A radio code adopted by humans to communicate with other sentient lifeforms shortly after First Contact in 2063. This method of communication was replaced by other codes later on in the century,...

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X-waves
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When the U.S.S. Enterprise was bombarded by a strange form of radiation on stardate 5577.3 (2269) near the star Cepheus, Spock at first described this energy as harmless "X-waves." But when the...

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xenylon
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The principal fabric from which Starfleet uniforms are made in the late 23rd century, xenylon is synthesized from algae. When spiroid energy waves in the Cepheus system caused all organic matter...

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5591
Master Computer, amusement park planet
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The Master Computer of the "shore leave" amusement park planet is installed in an underground complex shielded by a combination of granite and metal alloy which the Enterprise sensors will not...

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Melanex
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A drug carried in McCoy's medical kit, Melanex causes brief unconsciousness and temporary skin discoloration. In 2269 (stardate 5591.2), 10 cc's of it is used on Spock, to fake an injury so that a...

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5683
Vedalan Land Vehicle
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A mechanized ground transportation craft, the Vedalan Land Vehicle has directional equipment that keys on indurate, as well as other sensors and tracking devices. The cart is wide and flat, with...

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6334
choriocytosis
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A disease that afflicts members of red (iron-based)-blooded species with transitory pneumonia-like symptoms, but which is invariably lethal to green (copper-based)-blooded beings, such as Vulcans....

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strobolin
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A naturally occurring drug that can be found only in a few planets in the galaxy, including the Beta Canopus system. Strobolin is the only known cure for choriocytosis, a disease that is lethal to...

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6770
Capellan flower
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A beautiful orchidlike flower native to Capella IV, the life of the Capellan flower — from seedling to blossom to death — lasts only a few hours. Dr. Sarah April carried a Capellan...

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warp 36
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On stardate 6770.3 (2270), Karla Five's scout ship was capable of traveling at warp 36, faster than any other ship known to Federation science. Attaining this extraordinary speed was necessary to...

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white hole
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The antimatter universe's counterpart to the novae and supernovae of our positive-matter universe are known as "white holes." In contrast to novae, which are the explosions of dying stars in the...

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7403
stasis field
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A force field used either to restrain objects, or to prevent their deterioration, as is sometimes done with medically critical patients. On stardate 7403.6 (2270), the crew of the U.S.S....

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48650
Nexus
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A nonlinear temporal continuum in which reality appears to reshape itself in fulfillment of a person's innermost wishes, accessed by way of an energy ribbon that crosses the galaxy every 39 years....

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