r&d - research and development
RA - Rear Admiral
races - Groups of people from the same background (for example: Klingons, Humans, Ferengie)
radiation - The emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving subatomic particles
RADM - Rear Admiral
raid - A raid is a type of mission which requires multiple players to complete.
raiding party - A group of individuals assembled to attack a target
Raktajino - A Klingon coffee, served steamed or iced.
rally - To gather troops in one location.
Ramming Speed - A skill in Star Trek Online which allows you to increase your ship speed and ram your enemy. It causes damage to both ships.
rank - Positions which show amount of power within an organization.
RBoP - Romulan Bird of Prey
REACTIVE SHIELD - Can increase the resistance to a particular damage type for a short time. It stacks up to 10 times, and can resist mulitple damage types at once.
reactor - A container in which substances are made to chemically react with each other.
ready room - A room connected to the bridge of a starship which served as the Captain's officer.
realign - Restore to a former position
recruit - Someone newly recruited in the armed forces.
red alert - A state of alert due to imminent danger.
red matter - A substance that can form a black hole when it is ignited.
Red Matter Capacitor - A device in Star Trek Online which boosts power to all systems.
red shirt - In Star Trek the red shirt used to signify someone who worked as an engineer. In the present it is used to signify someone in a command or tactical position.
regen - Short for regeneration.
reginod - Reginod was the chief engineer aboard the Pakled starship Mondor.
relay - To recieve something and pass it on.
Reman - A humanoid race from Remus who were partially telepathic and used as slave labor by the Romulans.
replicator - A device that uses transporter technology to dematerialize matter and then rematerialized it into something else.
researcher - Someone who studies something.
resist - To withstand something else.
resistance - The refusal to accept or comply with something.
respec - Move skill points from one skill to another.
retrain - To train again. Sometimes refers to moving skill points from one skill to another.
reverse - backwards; opposite; invert
reverse engines - The processes of activating engines which push a ship in the opposite direction in order to slow its speed.
reward - Something given in recognition of an achievement.
rift - A crack or break in something.
Rigel - The seventh brightest star in the sky, and the brightest in the constellation Orion.
rigelian - A race from Rigel V who have about four or five generators. They share similar physiology with Vulcans.
risa - A vacation planet in the alpha quadrant. It is known for its nice weather and relaxing atmosphere.
rml - Read my lips
RoA - Rules of Acquisition
RoFL - Roll on Floor Laughing
roger - It means the message has been received and understood.
role playing - The changing of one's behavior to assume a role.
romulan - A race in Star Trek. They have a common ancestry with the Vulcans.
romulan ale - A highly intoxicating blue alcoholic beverage developed by the Romulans.
rp - Role Playing. Pretend to be someone else in a game. To act your part.
RPtS - Reroute Power to Shields (Engineering Ability)
RrB - Restroom Break
RS - Ramming Speed
RSE - The Romulan Star Empire
RSF - Rotate Shield Frequency (Engineering Ability)
rsp - 1) Retail Selling Price. The price of an item that is sold to the public. 2) Reverse Shield Polarity (Engineering Ability)
runabouts - A small shuttle pod. In Star Trek Online they can be purchased at Star Trek Online.