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Terminology
#TermDefinition
151LFOLight Finding Operation - LFO's are alien skeletons excavated from the Scub Coral. Military LFO's are called Kraft Light Fighter (KLF).
152LibrisOne of the Twelve Colonies
153Life SympathyAn empathic ability which enables a person to link with a robot's core unit. The level of sympathy varies with the person and controls the ability to make the robot maneuver.
154LiftingThe use of a ref board to ride the Trapar waves to glide in the air.
155Limit of QuestionsThe theory that too many life forms existing in a small place will cause reality to collapse.
156Limited EditionBooks published in limited quantities, usually limited to around a thousand and typically signed by the author. These books are usually available for purchase directly through the publisher and are not normally available in bookstores.
157Line PairA coil pair in which a line is shown through the perforations. A guide line pair has deliberate lines in the plate and are generally very clear. A joint line pair is caused from the seam in the cylindrical plate when printing and are less distinct.
158LOCLibrary of Congress
159Locus Poll WinnersThis is a poll conducted annually of the readers of "Locus Magazine". The genres recommended are science fiction, fantasy, and horror. The poll is issued in February and the results are published in the summer.
160MMPAA Rating: Suggested for Mature Audiences. Parental Discretion Advised. Used from 1968 to 1970.
161MadouradinThe madouradin is a very powerful ground assualt weapon. A single blast can level several city blocks at once.
162MangaManga is the term for comic books in Japanese. These comics are generally more varied in subject matter than the "Super Hero" types found in the US.
163MartineThe home planet of Jinto Lin. This is one of the last planets taken by the Human Empire Abh before war broke out.
164Mass-Market PaperbackThe most common paperback book usually smaller than trade paperbacks and hardcover versions.
165MauserThis is the prevelent religion and the church tha issued the prophecy against the Scrapped Princess. The peacemakers work for the chuch of Mauser.
166MechaMecha is a Japanese word for large robot.
167Meta SeriesThis is my term for a stamp series that spans many years and many variations. More a like a theme than a series, such as Love or Statehood stamps.
168MintA stamp that is in the same condition as it was when first printed. This means, among other things, that it has never been hinged and has all of it gum.
169Mobile PitThis is a truck that can house the hardsuits and provide battery power and a means to discreetly move them for long range missions.
170Mobile TranssemblerMobile transsemblers are used to transmit very large objects when a stationary transembler can not be used.
171MotoslaveThis is a motorcycle-like vehicle used by Priss. It can transform and connect to her hardsuit for added hardware and weaponry.
172MPAAThe Motion Picture Association of America.
173MyceMyce is the Administration capital. It is also the home planet of Iria and Gren. The Tedan Tippedai Corporation maintains its headquarters on Myce.
174Mystic MoonThe name that the inhabitants of Gaea have given to the Earth which can be seen along with the Moon in the skies.
175NC-17MPAA Rating: No One 17 and Under Admitted. Started in 1990 and replaced the X rating for movies that are not-necessarily pornographic.
176Nebula AwardThe Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America established the Nebula Award in 1965. The members nominate their personal favorites and then select the best book. Awards are given out in four categories. One of the first winners of the Nebula Award was Dune by Frank Herbert in 1965.
177OAVOriginal Video Animation. See OVA.
178OhayouJapanese term for "good morning".
179OmiyageA souvenir or present that someone would get upon returning from a trip.
180OnsenAn onsen is a Japanese sento (public bath) fed by natural hot spring water.
181OtakuOtaku is someone who is fanatical about anime or manga and are obsessed with it. Some people find this term to be offensive.
182OVAOriginal Video Animation. These are animated videos / laser disks / DVD's that are released straight to the public without ever being broadcast or shown in theatres. This is sometimes also abbreviated OAV.
183OverprintTerm ImagePrinting on a stamp that was not part of the original design. Overprints may occur when there is not enough time to print new stamps for whatever purpose the stamp is needed. In these cases existing stamps are overstamped. Precancelled stamps are also an example of an overprint.
184PaneA full sheet of stamps.
185PaperbackBooks in paper (or soft) covers mostly printed since the 1930's.
186PeacemakerAn agent of Mauser. These being are AI units that have the ability to control humans and are set to over see them. They have a human form as well as divine retribution forms, one of which cannot be used within the atmosphere.
187PerforationsThe small holes punched between stamps that allows them to be separated easily. Perforations come in styles and in differing widths and may vary even for the same stamp design.
188PGMPAA Rating: Paretnal Guidance Suggested (Some Matarial May Not Be Suitable for Children). Replaced the GP rating.
189PG-13MPAA Rating: Parents Strongly Cautioned (Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13). Started in 1984 and was used for movies stronger that PG but not as strong as an R rating.
190PhilatelyThe hobby of stamp collecting and the study of stamps.
191Phoenix AwardThis award was established 1985 and is awarded annually to a book published in English and twenty years ago. It is for books that did not receive a major award at the original publication time.
192PiconOne of the Twelve Colonies
193Plane SpaceThe two-dimensional space reached through a sord which allow faster than light travel. Also known as Fath.
194Plate BlockTerm ImageA block of stamps that includes a plate number on the selvage which identifies the plate used during printing.
195Postage DueA type of stamp that indicates there was not enough postage to deliver the letter. The receiver then pays the additional postage shown.
196Postal StationarySome form of letter or postcard that has postage payment pre-marked on it and therefore does not require a stamp.
197PostmarkA mark indicating from where the letter was sent. Usually used as part of the cancellation.
198PrecancelledPrecancelled letters are primarily used for bulk mailers in order to reduce processing time.
199PrexiesA nickname given to the Presidential defiinitives series issued 1938-1954.
200PROCEEDGenetically altered girls as a result of the Blast Fall that have superior strength and skills.







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