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

Steven Boozer (

> Klingon Word of the Day for Tuesday, May 14, 2013
> Klingon word: lolmoH
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: maneuver (an aircraft) to be in an attitude
> Source:

From HolQeD 11.2. 

  qughmeH Duj vIlolmoH 
  I put the vessel in the attitude for cruise (cruising). [HQ 11.2]

Related words:

{lol}  		be in an attitude (i.e. aircraft); be in a stance,
                  be in a pose (i.e. people or animals)
{lolchu'}  	be in a correct attitude (i.e. aircraft) (v.)
{lolchu'taH}	maintain a correct attitude (i.e. aircraft) (v.) 
{loltaH}  		maintain an attitude (i.e. aircraft) (v.)
{lolSeHcha}  	attitude-control thrusters (pl. only?) (n)

Ship's "attitude" in Trek:

"Inertial dampers failing. We're losing attitude control!" [after colliding with the USS Bozeman] (Ens. Ro, TNG "Cause and Effect")

"Adjust the axial stabilizers to match the attitude and rotation rate of the Enterprise." (Picard, TNG "Genesis")

"I've regained attitude control of the Enterprise." (Picard, TNG "Genesis")

Similar words:

ron 		bank (an aircraft (v)
QoD 		maneuver (engines) (v)
taH 		be at a negative angle (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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