A combat rated pod, usually used remotely via puppet-sock. From slang for a Pod as a "DOLL".
Martian Slang for an artificial lifeform of any variety, usually one with animal-level intellect. See WILD ARTIFICIAL.
Members of the Autonomist Alliance, or occasionally generic "Anarchists". Rarely actual aliens.
Martian slang for "basically" or "simply". Talking plainly is "SPEAKING BASIC".
Martian slang for a facility which illegally produces or stores morphs.
An object made of smart materials which can just be almost any shape as needed. Portmanteau of "Blob" and "Object".
Any area-denial tactic or weapon.
Martian slang for an exowomb or healing vat growing a morph for resleeving use. A BOILER ROOM is an enclosed morph house or facility. "Hitting/Going to" the Boiler Room refers to the act of stealing a morph.
BUG DOCTOR/BUG HUNTER
A scientist specializing in nanotechnology. Bug Hunter usually refers to somebody who works as an anti-nanotech specialist for security purposes.
Technology designed to destroy or disable hostile nanoswarms.
Wasting time, effort or energy. Comes from "Burning Daylight" and dV.
A vocal Jovian sympathizer or person who wishes to immigrate to the Jovian Republic. Usually derogatory.
An active bioagent or other toxic substance. Coming into contact with such substances is "GETTING IN THE CACK". Zone Stalkers and Firewall agents call active nanovirii WHITE CACK.
Mnemonic Augmentation, or other lifelogging implants.
A transgenic creature, made with genetic traits from multiple species. Also "CHIMERIC".
An morph which is an exact copy or clone of another. Also refers to the set.
Someone so immersed in their Mesh AR/VR/XP feed they aren't paying attention to what their physical body is doing. Also "LAPSING" if you're being polite.
Also FACE LEVEL. One's general level of well knownness and fame, not always equal to their Reputation.
A item which is relatively new, and as such hasn't been modified or broken in yet. Usually refers to hypercorp designs which still feature DRM or other IP protection. From both "Factory Reset" and "Unsatisfactory".
A person who was born without being genefixed, i/e a Flat. Considered more polite, sometimes seen in Bioconservative or Jovian circles.
Long range spaceship, usually for cargo.
Someone born on, or otherwise used to living on a planet or moon with noticeable gravity.
Being physically in a location (such as in dead storage), but not going to be resleeved any time soon. See also T-MINUS NEVER.
Firewall slang for something (usually a mission) gone really wrong. Comes from TITANs use of fractal technology and shapes.
Derogatory term by the Ultimates for those with lesser or impure genomes.
Another name for a Muse or particularly high quality or well made AI.
A large, flat device designed to display shared AR info with tactile feedback. Descended from whiteboards or blackboards.
Basic habitat engineer or technician.
Any powerful, highly connected computer network. Something big enough to theoretically run a Seed AI.
Infomorph refugee. An upload, such as from the Fall, who has no physical body to occupy currently.
A tool or other useful device to do a job. A "Big Iron" is an expensive, powerful or cutting-edge tool - the kind of thing you want on your side but hate to see the other guy with. From "iron" as slang for guns and "big iron" from supercomputers.
The sensation of waking up in a new body with significant loss of Continuity.
Sleep, rest or other downtime. See also FOREVER LAG.
Archaic term for shitty computer equipment or connectivity. Can also refer to Infomorphs hosted on poor or weak devices.
Abbreviation of "look up". To quickly research something, usually over the Mesh.
MASTER OF HIS DOMAIN
Person who spends a lot of time on Simulspace, usually VR Porn. Comes from a Seinfeld phrase combined with "domain rules" for Simulspaces.
Derisive or derogatory remark for a Biomorph. Almost always used by clanking masses.
Slang for Cognitive-enhancing drugs or other substances.
Insulting term for a psychosurgeon, usually one who works for a Hypercorp and performs involuntary procedures on indentures or criminals. Scum occasionally use it ironically.
A very precise beam weapon, such as a Pulse Laser or Particle Beam. Refers to the small holes they generate in targets. Also NEEDLE BEAM.
Also WHITEBLOOD, a discriminatory term for a Pod, usually with class or race undertones. Sometimes reversed as REDBLOOD to refer to a biomorph who is seen as being "above" or against pods.
A really primitive or shittly made AI, usually one which is poorly socialized. These kinds of poorly made AIs can become PAPERCLIP MAXIMIZERS. Also "CLIP" or "CLIPPY".
A morph's positive qualities.
Offensive term for a neo-cetacean, particularly a neo-dolphin. Occasionally used ironically.
A Rural Martian.
Short for "refugee", and sometimes synonymous with "refuse". Used dismissively or derogatorily to refer to a physical refugee.
Corruption of a Mandarin word meaning "handsome", "graceful" or "intelligent".
A Nanotat ID or other physical form of identification carried on the person.
A hyperelite, specifically someone born into the life. Comes from "blue blood" and the phrase "being born with a silver nanoswarm in your blood".
Short for "scavenger", usually derogatory. Common on Luna. Sometimes synonymous with "vulture" or "carrion bird".
A masked Synth.
Changing your perceived environment via AR programs
SLEEP ON IT
Take an unusually long time to think about something.
A food or nutrient product made in a Maker from recycled biomass.
Not going to happen. No matter how many people say it will.
Martian/Hypercorp slang for "crazy" or "haywire". Comes from a stress diagnosis common in early infugees.
Slang for the common practice for higher learning institutions to sleeve professors purely out of pocket. Also GETTING TENURE. Some indentures with long contracts also refer to TENURE when they get their bodies.
Dismissive term for a bot or synth, usually one with a simplistic AI in it - a walking household appliance.
As in "he's toft". Somebody with Immortality Blues. Could be derived from resleeving "too often", or "To Old For This".
TRASH U MAN
Typical insult or dismissal of "transhumans" by Bioconservatives.
Martian (specifically Zone Runner) term for a TITAN Nanoswarm.
A failed mind emulation, or damaged/crippled fork or infomorph. From Vaporware.
To waste time and effort on something. Sometimes just HEAT. Such as "wasting a lot of heat over nothing".
A "long ago" time. Used to refer to pre-transhuman tech, but now can refer to Pre-Fall
An object/place/situation which is "hot" or risky, usually in the sense of an X-Risk. GOING ULTRAVIOLET indicates a situation getting more dangerous.
An artificial which had gone wild or feral somehow.
Also "X-er". Somebody obsessed with making or viewing XP.
A person without mesh access. Common in some indentures and refugees.