Terminology

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Thank you, Reginee, for compiling this list

A

  • ac - autocannon
  • adv cons - advanced construct special
  • ah - auction house / alien hunter special
  • alli / ally - alliance
  • alt - secondary player account
  • anni / ani - annihilator
  • ascena - a moderator
  • asterisk symbol * - correction of earlier statement / in-character role playing statement
  • auto correct / spellcheck - earlier statement was distorted by automated spelling
  • atom - atomizer

B

  • b - boss
  • bbl - be back later
  • bbs - be back soon
  • bbiab - be back in a bit
  • bc - burst cannon / because
  • bd - BlackDollar
  • bds - BlackDollars
  • beam - tractor beam special
  • bfg - (translation contains expletive) a weapon with 17 seconds or longer cooldown
  • blue - blue coloured tile sector / blue server
  • brb - be right back
  • brute / brut - brutalizer
  • bs - battleship
  • btw - by the way

C

  • cap - capacity
  • capped - at capacity
  • carb - carbide armour
  • cata - cataclysm
  • cluster - group of allied garrisons
  • comp - computer / composite armour
  • coords / cords / chords - coordinates
  • corp - corporation
  • cp - combat point / to claim something using combat points
  • cps - combat points
  • cred - credit
  • creds - credits
  • crit - critical hit
  • cya - see you
  • cyric - the former name of the game master ozymandias

D

  • dc - disconnect
  • dcd - disconnected
  • def - deflector
  • demo - demolisher
  • deso - desolator
  • despo / desp - despoiler
  • dest - destroyer
  • dev- devastator / developer
  • dps - damage per second
  • dread - dread npc / dreadnought
  • drill - harvester
  • drop - loot
  • dump - jettison
  • dura - durability / duration

E

  • e - elite
  • ep -equipment points
  • elec - advanced electronics special
  • enf - pirate enforcer
  • erad - eradicator
  • eva - evasion
  • exec / exe - executioner
  • exterm / ext - exterminator

F

  • farm - gather resources
  • fb - fusion beam
  • feed - transfer metal
  • fill - buy as many metal resources as possible
  • flag - flagship
  • flay or flyer - flayer
  • (to) fleet - to gather a fleet of ships
  • fred - dread wyrd reaper
  • frig - frigate
  • fom - full of metal
  • ftw - for the win

G

  • g-drive / grav - gravity drive
  • garri / garry / gari / gary - garrison
  • gf - good fight
  • gimp -ed - hobbled due to incomplete or disfunctional equipment
  • gj - good job
  • grap - grapple
  • gratz / gz - congratulations

H

  • harv - harvester
  • hc - hardcore
  • hd - hyperdrive
  • het - heteroclite
  • hook - grappling hook special
  • hooker - wearer of grappling hook special
  • hq - corporation head quarters
  • hw - alliance home world

I

  • idc - I don't care
  • idk - I don't know
  • iirc - if I recall correctly
  • imho - in my humble opinion
  • imo - in my opinion
  • incin - incinerator
  • inv - inventory
  • inva / invy - invasion
  • irl - in real life

J

  • jeff - dread pirate enforcer
  • jk - just kidding
  • js - just saying

K

  • -k - thousandfold (500k=500000)
  • kfp - KungFuPanda
  • knk - kick and kill
  • kk - ok

L

  • lb - leaderboard
  • lead - leader
  • leg - legendary
  • levi - leviathan
  • lmao - laughing my ass off
  • lol - laughing out loud
  • lvl - level

M

  • md - mass driver
  • met - metal
  • meta - meta achievment
  • mi - matter inverter
  • milestone - milestone achievment
  • mind - mindslayer
  • mmo - massive multiplayer online
  • ms - mind surge
  • muni - advanced munitions special
  • muti / mutil - mutilator
  • mythra / myth - a moderator

N

  • n-drive / nd - neutron drive
  • nano - nanorobotics technology / to let an item repair with the use of nanorobotics technology / a players personal alt corporation's garrison
  • nf - nice find
  • noob / nub - newbie
  • np - no problem
  • npc - non-playable character
  • null - nullcannon
  • nurabsal / nurab - a moderator
  • nvm - never mind

O

  • o ep - zero ep consuming
  • obliv - oblivion
  • obo - or better offer
  • ofc - of course
  • oom - out of metal
  • omw - on my way
  • otw - on the way
  • ozy / ozzy / ozymandias - the game master

P

  • pc - price check
  • perk - corporate technology / alliance consumable bonuses bought via bd menu
  • planet - alliance planet
  • plasma - plasma lance
  • pm - private message
  • pop - to instantly kill a ship or npc
  • pred - heteroclite predator
  • prec - precursor
  • promo - promotion / promote
  • prop - advanced propulsion special
  • prosp - prospector special
  • proto / proton - proton launcher
  • pulv - pulverizer
  • pve - player vs environment
  • pvp - player vs player

Q

  • QQ / QQing - cry / crying

R

  • r - rare / ready
  • ram - battle ram special
  • rap / rapt - rapture
  • rar - rarity
  • rav - ravager
  • rdy - ready
  • reap - wyrd reaper
  • req - requisite
  • res - resource / resistance
  • rifty / riftie - rift invasion
  • ripper - wyrd ripper
  • roid - asteroid
  • rp - reward point / to claim something using reward points
  • rps - reward points

S

  • s - second
  • s-drive / stealth - stealth drive
  • sb - spaceball / to play spaceball
  • sc - supercharge
  • scr / screamer - wyrd screamer
  • sec - sector / one moment please
  • skip - skip drive / to use a skip drive
  • soul - soultaker
  • sp - starportss - starshatter
  • ss - starshatter
  • stack - fleet of ships
  • stolen - item with 1% durability
  • stor / store - storage
  • super - superofficer

T

  • t1 - tech I
  • t2 - tech II upgrade
  • t3 - tech III upgrade
  • tbh - to be honest
  • tech - technician special / wearer of technician special / tech computer
  • term - wyrd terminus
  • tf - terraform
  • thx - thanks
  • TiB / tib - the infinite black
  • tit - titanium armour
  • trac - tractor beam special
  • troll - to fish for attention / a player who fishes for attention
  • ttyl - talk to you later
  • ty - thank you
  • tyvm - thank you very much

U

  • uc - uncommon
  • ult / ulti - ultimate
  • ur - ultra-rare / your, you're

V

  • vapo - vaporizer
  • vette - corvette
  • void - voidblaster

W

  • waa - weird alien artifact special
  • wb - welcome back
  • wc - wrong chat
  • wtb - want to buy
  • wts - want to sell
  • wtt - want to trade

X

  • xfer - transfer
  • xp / exp - experience

Y

  • yw - you're welcome

Z

  • zzz - I'm bored / sleeping / waiting
  • 123...
  • 2.5 / 3.5 - signifies a required jump cooldown
  • i / v / x - roman numerals signify the rank of something