badge - An emblem worn to mark an officer, membership, etc.
BAFaW - Beam Array Fire at Will (Tactical Ability)
bag - A container, usually flexible, used to carry items.
Bajor - An M-class planet in the Bajor system and home to the Bajorians.
bajoran - A humanoid species from the planet Bajor who believed in the Prophets.
bank - A place for storing items, money, etc.
BAO - Beam Array Overload (Tactical Ability)
bat'leth - A klingon blade weapon that can be wielded wit one or two hands. The English translation is "sword of honor".
bathlet - A common misspelling of bat'leth.
batleth - A common misspelling of bat'leth.
battery - A device in Star Trek Online which boosts power to one or more subsystems (weapons, shields, engines, or auxiliary).
battle - A fight between large organized forces.
battle cloak - An ability in Star Trek Online that lets players cloak during battle.
battle group omega - A combined fleet of Klingon and Starfleet ships in the Gamma Orionis sector set up to battle the Borg.
BD - Big Dig (Fleet Action)
beacon - A device used as a signal or warning.
beam - A ray of something in a straight direction. It is used to describe the process of transportation as in "beam me up".
beam array schematic - Used to craft beam weapons for starships.
beam me up - A phrase used to tell a transporter station to transport you to them.
beam up - A term used to be transported from your current location to another.
beam weapon - A weapon that is mounted on ships which fires a long beam of energy to cause damage.
beaming - In Star Trek it is the process of transporting someone from one place to another.
beta - 1) The second letter of the Greek alphabet. 2) The Beta quadrant is one of four quadrantes in the Milky Way galaxy.
beta quadrant - One of the four quadrants of the Milky Way. One of it's borders based near the Sol system.
betazoid - A race of humanoids from Betazed who were telepathic.
beverage - Some form of liquid that a person drinks.
bfaw - Beam Fire At Will
BFI - Brace For Impact (Tactical Ability)
bio - Short for biography. Information relating to a person.
bioform - A biological organism genetically modified to suit an alien environment.
bioorganism - A biological organism.
biothermal dampener - A grenade that freezes the ground it touches and crystallizes the air around it.
birth - The creation of something.
birthday - The anniversary of something that was created.
black hole - A region of space that has a strong gravitational pull of which nothing can escape.
bleed through - In STO this is the amount of damage that goes through the shields and to the hull.
bleedthrough - In Star Trek Online, it is the amount of damage which goes through your shields and hits the hull.
BO - 1) Beam Overload; 2) Bridge Officer
BoE - Bind on Equip
bof - Bridge Officer
boff - Bridge Officer
Bolian - A humanoid species from Bolarus IX. They have blue skin and a crease down the center of their face.
bones - Hard white tissue which makes up the skeleton of vertebrates.
boomer - Earth slang for a person who has spent their entire life on spaceships running cargo.
BoP - Bird of Prey
BoPu - Bind on Pickup
borg - The Bog is a collective of Cyborgs that are linked together into one hive mind. They have the ability so assimilate other creatures into their collective.
borg tech - Technology developed or assimilated by the Borg.
bortas - The largest ships created by the KDF which has become the flagship of the Empire.
BP - Boarding Part (Engineering Ability)
brakes - A device for slowing or stopping a vehicle.
brandy - A strong alcoholic drink made from wine or fermented fruit juice.
BRB - Be Right Back
Breen - A reclusive, powerful, and warlike race, in the Alpha Quadrant.
bridge - The primary command center of a ship.
bridge crew - The officers of a ship which serve on the bridge.
bridge officer - A person who serves on the bridge of a ship.
bridge officer trainer - An officer in Star Trek Online that trains bridge officers in different skills.
Brig - The prison on a starship.
broadsiding - Firing your weapons from the sides of your ship while flying alongside the enemy.
broken - Not wokring correctly
BTAS - Beam Target Auxiliary Subsystem (Tactical Ability)
BTES - Beam Target Engine Subsystems (Tactical Ability)
BtP - Breaking the Planet (Fleet Action)
BTSS - Beam Target Shields Subsystems (Tactical Ability)
BTWS - Beam Target Weapons Subsystem (Tactical Ability)
buff - Any skill which gives a bonus to a character is called a Buff. These can be removed by Debuffs.
buffs - Something that improves a player's ability, equipment, or anything else.
building - An enclosed structure with walls and a roof.