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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Klingon Word of the Day: rugh

Steven Boozer (sboozer@uchicago.edu)



> Klingon Word of the Day for Monday, May 06, 2013
> 
> Klingon word: rugh
> Part of speech: noun
> Definition: antimatter

  nIn: rugh bIQSIp 
  Fuel - Anti Hydrogen. KBoP

Treknology:

"[Dilithium crystal] is the only material known to Federation science to be nonreactive with antimatter when subjected to a high-frequency electromagnetic (EM) field in the megawatt range, rendering it 'porous' to antihydrogen." [Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual, p.60]

"Deuterium [bIQSIp 'ugh] was also used as one of the reactants in the matter/antimatter reaction system in those ships' warp drive. The deuterium was the matter, and anti-hydrogen served as the antimatter. (TNG 'Relics')"  [Star trek Encyclopedia]

Related nouns:

rugh bIQSIp  	anti hydrogen
Hap 			matter
cha'pujqut  	dilithium crystal 

  choH lISbogh Hap'e': cha'pujqut 
  Reaction Moderating Element - Crystalline Dilithium. KBoP


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Voragh
Ca'Non Master of the Klingons




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