List of EVE Online terms useful to new players

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All this data is potentially out of date, and should be taken with a truckload of salt

This page is largely intended for use by players new to EVE, to help them get better acquainted with the terms that older players will use when speaking in game.

Please note this list is in alphabetical order.

0-9[edit]

0.0 
(slang) Zero-Zero space. The section of the EVE Online Universe with a security rating of 0.0 or below.
75s 
(abbr.) 75mm Gatling Railguns and variations.
125s
1. (abbr.) 125mm Railguns and variations.
2. (abbr.) 125mm Gatling Autocannons and variations.
150s
1. (abbr.) 150mm Railguns and variations.
2. (abbr.) 150mm Light Autocannons and variations.
200s
1. (abbr.) 200mm Railguns and variations.
2. (abbr.) 200mm Autocannons and variations.
220s 
(abbr.) 220mm Vulcan Autocannons and variations.
250s
1. (abbr.) 250mm Railguns and variations.
2. (abbr.) 250mm Light Artillery and variations.
280s 
(abbr.) 280mm Howitzer Artillery and variations.
350s 
(abbr.) 350mm Railguns and variations.
425s
1. (abbr.) 425mm Railguns and variations.
2. (abbr.) 425mm Autocannons and variations.
650s 
(abbr.) 650mm Artillery Cannons and variations.
720s 
(abbr.) 720mm Howitzer Artillery and variations.
800s 
(abbr.) 800mm Repeating Artillery and variations.
1200s 
(abbr.) 1200mm Artillery Cannons and variations.
1400s 
(abbr.) 1400mm Howitzer Artillery and variations.

A[edit]

AB 
(initial) Afterburner.
ABC's 
(initial) The ores Arkanor, Bistot, and Crokite.
ABCM's 
("initial") See ABC, though also including Mercoxit, referring to what is traditionally the four most rare and valuable ores.
Abby 
(abbr.) An Abaddon battleship.
Abso 
(abbr.) An Absolution field command ship.
ACs 
(initial) Autocannons.
Activity 
Any of the six types of manufacturing or research. Manufacturing, Material Research, Time Efficiency Research, Copying, Invention, Reverse Engineering
Advanced Commodities 
Highly advanced planetary interaction materials obtained through the further refinement of specialized commodities and utilized in the construction of starbase and sovereignty structures.
Advanced Materials 
An advanced moon material generally obtained from refining processed materials and utilized in the manufacturing of advanced components, advanced capital ship components and tech II items.
AF 
(initial) Assault Frigate. An assault frigate class ship.
Agent 
An NPC corporation representative found in one of the corporation's stations. Provided the player has high enough standings, they will provide the player with missions.
Ag 
(abbr.) Agression.
Aggressed 
A pilot's state after performing an act of aggression. This state lasts 60 seconds. While in an aggressed state, pilots are denied permission to dock or use stargates.
Aggression 
Performing an aggressive act against another pilot and therefore triggering an aggression timer
Aggression Timer 
A timer initiated by firing upon a target, repairing the ship of a pilot with an aggression timer, launching a heavy interdictor warp bubble that prevents a ship from warping, stealing from another pilot's wreck or can, etc.
Aggro
1. (abbr.) Aggression
2. (slang) Being the target of aggression.
Alpha 
(abbr.) Alpha-strike. The instantaneous damage dealt by a volley of one or more weapons. In fleets, it usually refers to a ship getting blown up so fast that it isn't given enough time to get repairs.
Alt 
(abbr.) An alternate character. This may refer to a character besides the current one, or every character owned by a player.
AML 
(initial) Assault Missile Launcher and variations.
Angel 
A member of The Angel Cartel.
AP 
(initial) Autopilot.
Apoc 
(abbr.) An Apocalypse battleship.
Arbalests 
Meta 4 missile launchers.
Ark
1. (abbr.) Arkanor.
2. An Ark jump freighter.
Arti, Arty 
(abbr.) Artillery Cannons.
ASB 
(initial) An Ancillary Shield Booster.
Assaults 
(abbr.) An Assault Missile Launchers and variations.
Assembly Array 
A starbase structure that provide slots to do manufacturing activities.
Ass frig/ass frigate 
(abbr.) An assault frigate class ship.
ATB 
(initial) Alloyed Tritanium Bar.
Aura 
The onboard computer that helps to introduce EVE to new players via tutorials. Also voices certain audio prompts.
AURORA 
(initial) Auxiliary Union for Relay, Observation, Recording, & Analysis (Events). Formerly part of ISD.

B[edit]

Bait Ship 
(slang) Any ship used lure other players into shooting it. These ships are often fit in a non-standard way.
BB
1. (initial) A Blackbird cruiser.
2. (initial) A Battleship class ship.
BC 
(initial) A Battlecruiser class ship.
BCS 
(initial) Ballistic Control System and variations.
BCU 
(initial) Ballistic Control Unit. Ballistic Control System and variations.
Beams 
(abbr.) Beam Laser Turrets.
Belt 
A planetary asteroid belt with asteroids which can be mined.
BH 
(initial) Bug Hunter. A member of ECAID.
Bist 
(abbr.) Bistot.
Blasters 
(abbr.) Blasters Hybrid Turrets.
Blob 
(slang) A fleet designed to compete utilizing shear numerical superiority. Often used negatively.
Blood jump 
(slang) Deliberately podding yourself by self-destruction or being shot so that you appear where your medical clone is located. Risky as you will lose all wetware in the podded clone's head and that you must also remember to buy a new medical clone.
Blinky 
(slang) A blinking overview entry of a pilot who has committed a recent act of aggression or is an outlaw in high security space.
Blood Raider 
A member of The Blood Raider Covenant.
Blue
1. The default overview color of a character with high or excellent standings.
2. A character with high or excellent standings.
3. The act of setting a pilot/corp/alliance standing to high or excellent.
Blueprint 
An item that facilitates the manufacturing of an item as well as lists the required materials and skills necessary to complete the activity.
BM 
(initial) Bookmark.
Booster
1. (abbr.) A Shield Booster.
2. (abbr.) A Combat Booster.
Booster Material 
An intermediate material created from gas clouds utilized to manufacture combat boosters.
Boost Amp 
(abbr.) A Shield Boost Amplifier and variations.
BP
(initial) Blueprint.
BPC 
(initial) Blueprint copy.
BPO 
(initial) Blueprint original.
BS 
(initial) A Battleship class ship.
Bubble
1. (slang) A warp disruption field generated by a Mobile Warp Disruptor Sphere, Warp Disrupt Probe, Warp Disruption Field Generator.
2. (slang) A Warp Disruption Field Generator.
3. (slang) An Interdiction Sphere Launcher I.
4. (slang) A Warp Disrupt Probe.
Bubbled 
(slang) A gate, station, or other high traffic area that has a warp disruption field deployed nearby.
Buffer Tank 
(slang) A ship fitted with a large amount of effective hit-points and no other local tank.

C[edit]

Camp 
(slang) A gang of players waiting for the purpose of attacking passersby and/or war targets.
Can 
(slang) A cargo container in space.
Can Tipping/Flipping 
(slang) The process of stealing the contents of targeted user's cargo canister, jettisoning the now stolen items into a new cargo canister, with the hope that the targeted user will remove the contents of the new canister, thus stealing from the user and allowing combat to occur without the presence of CONCORD.
Cane 
(abbr.) A Hurricane battlecruiser.
Cap
1. (abbr.) Capacitor.
2. (slang) To capture a factional warfare complex.
Capital Ship Components 
The nineteen components utilized in the construction of capital and super-capital ships.
Caps 
(abbr.) Capital size ships.
Cargo Expander 
Expanded cargoholds and variations.
Carebear 
(slang, pejorative) Players who avoid PvP combat.
Cerb 
(abbr.) A cerberus heavy assault cruiser.
CCC
1. (initial) Capacitor control circuit. An energy grid rig.
2. A chat message indicating that the character has generated a cynosural field and that capital or other jump-capable ships should jump to the field.
CCP 
(initial) Crowd Control Productions. The creators of EVE Online.
CEO 
(initial) Chief executive officer, the person in charge of a player corporation.
CJ 
(initial) Clone jump.
Cloaky 
(slang) A ship fitted with a cloak.
Clone 
A pilot's body, either in use or in storage somewhere in the EVE universe.
Clone Jump 
The process of moving from one clone to another.
CN 
(initial) The Caldari Navy NPC corporation.
CNR 
(initial) Caldari Navy Raven. A Raven Navy Issue.
Component 
An intermediate material created from commonly accessible materials and utilized in the manufacturing of advanced or large scale items.
CONCORD 
The NPC police force of New Eden who responds to criminal acts committed in 1.0 to 0.5 security space.
CONCORDED 
(slang) The condition of losing a ship to CONCORD.
CONCORDOKKEN 
(slang) An extreme example of losing a ship to CONCORD. Made popular in this video by The Riz.
Construction Component 
An advanced component utilized in the construction of tech II ships.
Copy 
(abbr.) A blueprint copy.
Copy Slot 
An activity slot that may only be used for the copying activity.
Corp 
(abbr.) Corporation.
Corporation
1. A player created corporation which players may join.
2. An NPC member corporation of a larger NPC faction.
Corporation Slot 
An activity slot provided by a corporation owned startbase structure or outpost.
Cruises 
(abbr.) Cruise Missile Launchers and variations.
CS 
(initial) A Command Ship class ship.
CSM 
(initial) Council of Stellar Management.
Customs 
The faction NPC ships around stargates that enforce cargo legality, standings, and related penalties.
Cyno 
1. (abbr.) A cynosural field.
2. (abbr.) A Cynosural Field Generator.
Cynosural Field 
The field generated by a cynosural field generator used as a destination for jump drives.
Cyno Ship 
(slang) A ship used for the generation of cynosural fields.

D[edit]

Datacore 
Datacores consumed in an invention attempt.
DB 
(initial) Dark Blood. An object originating with the Blood Raider faction.
DC 
(initial) Damage Control module and variations.
DCU 
(initial) Drone Control Unit module.
Deaggress 
The act of halting all aggressive actions.
Death Star 
(slang) A player owned starbase (usually minmatar in design) configured for use in combat.
dec 
(abbr.) A War Declaration.
Decryptor 
Decryptors consumed in an invention attempt.
DG 
(initial) Dread Guristas. An object originating with the Guristas Pirates.
Dictor 
(abbr.) An interdictor class ship.
Disco Ship 
(slang) A ship fit with a large number of smart bombs.
Disruptor 
(abbr.) Warp Disruptor and variations.
Docking Ring 
A sphere made by all space less than 2500m distance from a station.
Domi
1. (abbr.) A Dominix battleship
2. (abbr.) Domination. An object originating with the Angel faction.
DPS 
(initial) Damage Per Second.
Drag bubble 
(slang) A Mobile Warp Disruptor Sphere located in such a way as to draw incoming ships to its location rather than the intended destination.
Dram 
(abbr.) A Dramiel frigate.
Dread 
(abbr.) A dreadnought class ship.
Drones
1. Player controlled drones.
2. (abbr.) Rogue drones.
Drone Regions 
The regions of zero security space in which no NPC factions are present, only rogue drones.
Dual 150s 
(abbr.) Dual 150mm Railguns and variations.
Dual 180s 
(abbr.) Dual 180mm Autocannons and variations.
Dual 250s 
(abbr.) Dual 250mm Railguns and variations.
Dual 425s 
(abbr.) Dual 425mm Autocannons and variations.
Dual 640s 
(abbr.) Dual 650mm Repeating Artillery and variations.
Dual 1000s 
(abbr.) Dual 1000m Railguns and variations.
Dual Heavies
1. (abbr.) Dual Heavy Beam Lasers and variations.
2. (abbr.) Dual Heavy Pulse Lasers and variations.
Dual Light
1. (abbr.) Dual Light Beam Lasers and variations.
2. (abbr.) Dual Light Pulse Lasers and variations.

E[edit]

EANM 
(initial) Energized Adaptive Nano Membrane and variations.
EAS 
(initial) Electronic Attack Ship. An Electronic Attack Frigate class ship.
ECAID 
(initial) Equipment Certification and Anomaly Investigations Division. The part of ISD that assists in the processing of bug reports.
ECCM 
(initial) Electronic Counter Counter Measures and variations.
ECM 
(initial) Electronic Counter Measures and variations.
EFT 
(initial) Eve Fitting Tool. A third-party application for fitting ships.
EHP 
(initial) Effective hitpoints. An equivalent number of pure hitpoints equal to the actual shield, armor, and structure hitpoints after considering resistances.
Electrons
1. (abbr.) Light Electron Blasters and variations.
2. (abbr.) Heavy Electron Blasters and variations.
3. (abbr.) Electron Blaster Cannons and variations.
Empire 
(slang) The section of the EVE Online Universe currently controlled by the four main factions.
ETC 
(initial) EVE Time Code. A time code that provides a set amount of additional play time to a user account.
EW 
(initial) Electronic Warfare.
EWAR 
(acronym.) Electronic Warfare.
Extenders 
(abbr.) Shield Extenders.

F[edit]

Faction 
The largest NPC group unit. Equivalent to a player alliance, they contain member corporations.
Factional Warfare 
Ongoing warfare between NPC factions that players may participate in by enlisting at a militia office.
Fiend 
(slang) The name by which the terrorist, Aki Onikori, more commonly goes by
FC 
(initial) Fleet Commander.
Fleet Commander 
The pilot in charge of a fleet.
Focuseds
1. (abbr.) Focused Medium Beam Lasers and variations.
2. (abbr.) Focused Medium Pulse Lasers and variations.
Frig 
(slang) Frigate class ship.
FTL
1. (initial) Faster than light.
2. (initial) For the Loss. Denotes a failed attempt or something bad happening.
FTW 
(initial) For the Win. Denote a successful attempt or something good happening.
Fullerenes 
A highly advanced material collected from gas clouds in wormhole space and utilized in the construction of polymers.

G[edit]

Gamemaster 
CCP staff responsible for providing customer support for EVE Online, as well as enforcing the EULA and Terms of Service.
Gas Cloud
1. An interstellar object that allows the harvesting of gas clouds.
2. A material harvested from a gas cloud of the same name utilized in the manufacturing of booster materials.
Gate 
(abbr.) Stargate. Used to jump a sub-capital ship from one solar system to the next.
Gate camp
1. A group of pilots surreptitiously waiting in the space directly around a stargate.
2. A stargate with a group of pilots surreptitiously waiting directly around it.
Gatlings 
(abbr.) Gatling Pulse Lasers and variations.
Gigas 
(abbr.) Dual Giga Beam Lasers and variations.
GM 
(initial) Gamemasters. CCP staff responsible for providing customer support for EVE Online, as well as enforcing the EULA and Terms of Service.
GCC 
(initial) Global Criminal Cooldown, or Global Criminal Countdown. A timer indicating the player has performed a criminal action in Empire space.
Geddon 
(abbr.) An Armageddon battleship.
GF 
(initial) Good Fight. Used to indicate acknowledgment/honor to another pilot during PvP.
Gistii A-Type 
(abbr.) Gistii A-Type Small Shield Booster.
Gistii B-Type 
(abbr.) Gistii B-Type Small Shield Booster.
Glass Cannon 
(slang) Any ship that trades defensive capability for offensive capability.
Griefer 
(slang) A user who's goal it to irritate and harass other players, rather than in pursuit of game objectives.
GTC 
(initial) Game Time Code.
Gurista 
A member of the Guristas Pirates.

H[edit]

HAC 
(initial) A heavy assault cruiser class ship.
HAM
1. (initial) Heavy Assault Missile.
2. (initial) Heavy Assault Missile Launcher.
HAML 
(initial) Heavy Assault Missile Launcher.
Harby 
(abbr.) A Harbinger battlecruiser.
Hardener
1. (abbr.) Armor Hardeners and variations.
2. (abbr.) Shield Hardeners and variations.
Hardpoint 
A slot on ships in which only a specific type of module can be placed. Usually refers to slots for weapons, such as turret hardpoints or launcher hardpoints.
Harvesters
1. (abbr.) Gas Cloud Harvesters and variations.
2. (abbr.) Ice Harvesters and variations.
Hauler 
(slang) An industrial or large cargo capacity ship that can be used to items from one to another location.
HC 
(initial) The help chat channel.
Heavies 
(abbr.) Heavy Missile Launchers and variations.
Heavy Assaults 
(abbr.) Heavy Assault Missile Launchers and variations.
Heavy Beams 
(abbr.) Heavy Beam Lasers and variations.
Heavy Pulses 
(abbr.) Heavy Pulse Lasers and variations.
Hed 
(abbr.) Hedbergite ore.
Hem, Hemo  
(abbr.) Hemorphite ore.
HIC 
(initial) A heavy interdictor class ship.
Hi-sec 
(abbr.) High security space. Has a CONCORD security rating of 0.5 to 1.0.
HM 
(initial) Heavy Missile. Long range, moderate damage missile fired from Cruisers and Battlecruisers. Better against smaller, faster targets than HAMs.
HML 
(initial) Heavy Missile Launcher.
Hot drop 
Hot drop
Hulkageddon 
An semi-annual player run event that rewards community members for killing mining barges, exhumers, industrials, and Orcas.
Hull tanking 
The ill-advised practice of using a ship's hull as the principle damage sink in PvP or PvE instead of shields or armor.
HW 
(initial) Heavy Water.

I[edit]

I-Hub 
(abbr.) Infrastructure hub.
IC
1. (intial) In Character.
2. (intial) Interstellar Correspondent.
Ice Planet 
One of the seven planet types.
IGB 
(intial) In Game Browser
IG 
(intial) In Game.
Imi 
(abbr.) An Imicus frigate.
Imicus 
A gallente frigate.
Impel 
An amarr industrial ship.
Imperial Navy
1. The Amarr Imperial Navy.
2. An item of or from the Amarr Imperial Navy.
In Character 
Used by roleplayers to indicate that they have been playing in character rather than out of character, or that they're changing mode from speaking out of character to in character.
In Game 
Events, activities, objects, or players in the EVE Online client.
In Game Browser 
The web browser built into the EVE Online client.
Incursus 
A gallente frigate.
Indy
1. (abbr.) An industrial class ship.
2. (slang) Player that focuses on the Industrial careers, Mining, Manufacturing, Invention, Trading.
Initial Public Offering 
The initial offering to the public of the common stock of a company.
Interstellar Correspondent 
A roving reporter whose news often shows up in the EVE Alliance News.
Infiltrator I 
An amarr medium drone.
Infiltrator II 
A tech 2 version of an Infiltrator I.
Infomorph Psychology 
A skill at utilizing jump clones.
Infrastructure Hub 
Sovereignty structure that provides system improvements.
Inti 
(abbr.) An interceptor class ship.
Inquisitor 
An amarr frigate.
Installation
1. A station service that allows for the creation of an activity job.
2. A starbase array that allows for the creation of an activity job.
3. The act of creating an activity job using a slot.
Instant Undock 
(slang) A bookmark directly in line with the undock route of a station. Used to warp instantly after undocking.
Invention 
A means of creating a blueprint copy of a Tech Level 2 item.
Invention Skills 
Any of the twenty one skills that affect the outcome of invention activities.
Invention Slot 
An activity slot that may only be used for the invention activity.
Ions
1. (abbr.) Light Ion Blasters and variations.
2. (abbr.) Heavy Ion Blasters and variations.
3. (abbr.) Ion Blaster Cannons and variations.
4. (abbr.) Ion Siege Blaster Cannons and variations.
IPO 
(initial) Initial Public Offering.
ISD 
(initial) Interstellar Services Department
ISK 
(initial) InterStellar Kredits, the common currency of EVE Online.
Iti One 
(abbr.) An Iteron industrial.
Iti Two 
(abbr.) An Iteron Mark II industrial.
Iti Three 
(abbr.) An Iteron Mark III industrial.
Iti Four 
(abbr.) An Iteron Mark IV industrial.
Iti Five 
(abbr.) An Iteron Mark V industrial.

J[edit]

Jammer 
(slang) Electronic Counter Measure.
JC 
(initial) Jump Clone.
Jetcan
1. A cargo container created when a user jettisons an item from their ship's cargo bay.
2. The act of creating a cargo container through the jettisoning of an item.
JF 
(initial) A jump freighter class ship.
Job 
A single purchased and installed activity. ex. I have one invention job currently running.
Jump Clone 
A pilot's body in storage somewhere in the EVE universe.

K[edit]

Kern 
(abbr.) Kernite ore
Kick-out Station 
(slang) A station with a docking ring narrow enough that an undocking ship will drift outside the ring during its 30-second session change timer.
Kill rights 
Rights given to a pilot to fire upon a current or past aggressor without interference from CONCORD or sentry guns.
Killboard 
A website where a pilot, Corporation, or Alliance posts killmails.
Killmail 
The mail notification a pilot receives when they are killed, or when they kill another pilot and strike the final blow.
KM 
(abbr.) Killmail.
KOS 
(abbr.) Kill On Sight.

L[edit]

LAR 
(initial) Large Armor Repairer.
Leeroy 
(slang) The act of charging ahead into danger without care. A reference to Leeroy Jenkins.
Levi 
(abbr.) A Leviathan titan.
Lights 
(abbr.) Standard Missile Launchers and variations.
Liquid Ozone 
Fuel consumed by starbases, cynosural field generators, clone vat bays, and jump bridges.
LO 
(initial) Liquid Ozone.
Logi 
(abbr.) A logistics class ship.
Lolfit 
(slang) : A very poorly fitted PvP ship, with modules wildly inappropriate for the role or bonuses of the ship in question.
Lo-sec 
(abbr.) Low security space, with a CONCORD security rating from 0.1 to 0.4. Often a hang-out for pirates and very high level mission runners, among others. See also "0.0" and "hi-sec".
LP 
(initial) Loyalty Points. Non-transferable points offered as reward for mission completion. They are exchangeable for items at the NPC corporation's loyalty point store.

M[edit]

M1, M2, ...
1. (initial) Miner1, Miner2, ... (Mining Lasers).
2. (initial) Moon1, Moon2.
Mack 
(abbr.) A Mackinaw exhumer.
Main 
(abbr.) Main character. This may refer to the current character, or a specific character owned by a player.
Manufacturing Slot 
An activity slot that may only be used for the manufacturing activity.
MAPC 
(initial) Micro Auxilliary Power Core.
MAR 
(initial) Medium Armor Repair.
Material 
Any item that is a consumed, damaged or simply required to complete a industry activity.
Mats 
(abbr.) Materials.
Max Run Copy 
A blueprint copy with the maximum number of production runs still available. Usually 1500.
Max Skills
1. The condition of having all three skills related to a specific invention attempt trained to level 5.
2. The condition of having all invention skills trained to level 5.
Medium Beams 
(abbr.) Medium Beam Lasers and variations.
Medium Pulses 
(abbr.) Medium Pulse Lasers and variations.
Mega Beams 
(abbr.) Mega Beam Lasers and variations.
Mega Pulses 
(abbr.) Mega Pulse Lasers and variations.
Mic 
(abbr.) Microwarpdrive.
Merc 
(abbr.) Mercoxit.
Minerals 
Any of the eight materials gained from refining ore.
MCC 
(initial) Melted Capacitor Console.
ME 
(initial) Mineral Efficiency (of a blueprint)
Mega
1. Megathron
2. Megacyte
Medical clone 
The clone located in the station a pilot will appear in after being killed.
Mex 
Mexallon ore.
Mission running 
Running missions for agents. This is PvE but can risk PvP combat depending on location and mission due to piracy, suicide ganking, etc.
MLU 
(initial) Mining Laser Upgrade.
Mom 
(slang, historical) A super-carrier class ship.
Moon Material
Any material that results from the activity of moon harvesting or as a direct result of the refining of those materials.
MWD 
(initial) Microwarpdrive.
Myrm 
(abbr.) A Myrmidon battlecruiser.

N[edit]

NAP 
(initial) Non-Aggression Pact. An agreement to avoid aggression between parties.
Nag 
(abbr.) A Naglfar dreadnought.
Nano
1. (abbr.) A style of ship fitting based around pure speed over of defense.
2. (abbr.) Nanofiber Internal Structure and variations.
Nano Ship 
(slang) Any ship fit with propulsion modules for overall speed and maneuverability.
Navy 
One of the four faction militaries.
Navy Domi 
(abbr.) A Dominix Navy Issue battleship.
Navy Scorp 
(abbr.) A Scorpion Navy Issue battleship.
NBSI 
(initial) Not Blue, Shoot It. Engagement policy that considers all players without positive standing as shoot on sight.
NC 
(initial) The Northern Coalition. A mutually beneficial coalition of alliances occupying most of the regions to the north of empire.
Neut
1. (abbr.) Energy Neutralizer.
2. (abbr.) Neutral.
Neutral 
A lack of standings toward pilots/corps/alliances. Neutrals in lo-sec and 0.0 security space are usually treated as if they were "red" and hostile.
Neutrons
1. (abbr.) Light Neutron Blasters and variations.
2. (abbr.) Heavy Neutron Blasters and variations.
3. (abbr.) Neutron Blaster Cannons and variations.
New Blueprint 
A blueprint original with the same statistics as those sold by on the market: no material or time efficiency research.
Nocx, Nox 
Nocxium ore.
Noob
1. (pejorative) A new player.
2. (pejorative) A new character.
Noobship 
(slang) One of the four starting ships, being the Impairor, Ibis, Velator, and Reaper.
Nos 
(slang) Energy Vampire.
NPC 
(initial) Non Player Character. Any character or character-like entity that is not directly controlled by a player, volunteer, or member of the CCP staff.
NPSI 
(initial) Not Purple, Shoot It. Engagement policy that considers all players not in fleet as shoot on sight.
NRDS 
(initial) Not Red, Don't Shoot. Engagement policy that considers all players without negative standing as do not engage.
Null-sec 
(slang) Zero-Zero space.

O[edit]

OD 
(initial) Overdrive Injector
ODI 
(initial) Overdrive Injector
OOC 
(initial) Out Of Character. Used by roleplayers when not speaking as their character.
OOG 
(initial) Out Of Game.
Original 
(abbr.) Original blueprint.

P[edit]

P&P 
(abbr.) People & Places
Painter 
(abbr.) Target Painters and variations.
Party Ship 
(slang) Any ship fitted with a cynosaural field generator used to lure other players into shooting it.
PDS 
(initial) Power Diagnostic Systems.
PDU 
(initial, historical) Power Diagnostic Systems.
PE
1. (initial) Production Efficiency. A skill or Production Efficiency of a blueprint, depending on context.
2. (initial) Productivity Level.
Perfect Refining 
Having a high enough refining skill, ore specific processing skill, and corporation standing such that refining produces no waste and no materials are withheld as taxes.
Personal Slot 
An activity slot provided by the current ship.
Pest 
(abbr.) A Tempest battleship.
Pew Pew 
(slang) The act of PvP.
Phoon 
(abbr.) A Typhoon battleship.
PI 
(initial) Planetary Interaction.
Pirate 
(slang) A group or individual that makes a living attacking and stealing from lawful spacefarers.
Plag 
(abbr.) Plagioclase ore.
Plagio 
(abbr.) Plagioclase.
Plate 
(abbr.) Armor Plate.
PLEX
1. (abbr.) 30-Day Pilot's License Extension
2. (abbr.) Pirate Complex. A Cosmic Anomaly or Deadspace filled with rats.
Plexing 
The continual running of pirate complexes.
POCO 
(initial) Player Owned Customs Office.
Pod Jump 
(slang) The act of purposefully jumping to the location of a medical clone by deliberately being podded.
Point
1. (slang) Warp Disruptors and variations.
2. (slang) Warp Scramblers and variations.
3. (slang) The act of warp jamming a ship.
Police 
(slang) CONCORD.
Polymers 
A highly advanced material manufactured from fullerenes and utilized in the manufacturing of subsystem components.
POS
1. (initial) A Player Owned Starbase.
2. (initial) Pod On Sight.
Power Relay 
(abbr.) Shield Power Relay and variations.
Processed Materials
1. An intermediate moon material obtained through the refining of raw materials and utilized in the manufacturing of advanced materials.
2. An intermediate planetary interaction material obtained through the refining of raw materials and utilized in the manufacturing of refined commodities.
Prod 
(abbr.) Production.
Public Slot 
An activity slot provided by a station or outpost that is available to the public.
Pulses 
(abbr.) Pulse Lasers.
PvE 
(initial) Player vs EVE or Player vs Environment. Combat vs NPCs.
PvP 
(initial) Player vs Player. Combat or competition vs other players.
PWNAGE
1. (initial) Phased Weapon Navigation Array Generation Extron (A type of Target Painter).
2. (slang) Getting "owned" by someone or "owning" someone.
Pye 
(abbr.) Pyerite ore.
Pyro 
(abbr.) Pyroxeres ore.
Pyrox 
(abbr.) Pyroxes ore.

Q[edit]

QQ 
'Crying' or Excessive complaining about a ship loss.
Quads 
(abbr.) Quad Light Beam Lasers and variations.

R[edit]

Rat 
(slang) NPC Pirate
Ratter 
(slang) A player that clears areas of NPC Pirate vessels.
Ratting 
(slang) Killing Rats to kill time or earn a few ISKs.
Rax 
(abbr.) A Thorax cruiser.
RCU 
(initial) Reactor Control Unit.
RE 
(initial) Refinery Efficiency.
Red
1. (slang) A pilot, corp, alliance with negative standings.
2. (slang) The act of setting a pilot, corp, or alliance's standings to negative.
Red box(-ing, ed)
1. (slang) A pilot that is either actively engaging (actively shooting or ECMing) or being engaged by an opponent.
2. (slang) Engaging another pilot.
Ref 
(abbr.) Refining.
Rep 
("abbr.") Repair. Often used in context such as "can I get a rep" or "rep yourself".
RL
1. (initial) Real Life.
2. (initial) Rocket Launcher.
RoF 
(initial) Rate of Fire.
RR
1. (initial) Remote repairing
2. (slang) A Remote Armor Repairer.
3. (slang) A Shield Transporter.

S[edit]

Sacrifice 
(slang) An optional item consumed in the invention attempt used to improve the chance of success.
Safe spot 
(slang) A bookmarked location in space which is not readily accessible by hostile pilots.
Safe up 
(slang) The act of warping to a safe spot.
Sansha 
A member of Sansha's Nation.
SB 
(initial) A stealth bomber class ship.
SBU 
(initial) Sovereighnty Blockade Unit.
SC
1. (initial) Squad Commander.
2. (initial) A Supercarrier class ship.
3. (initial) A Stragetic Cruisers class ship.
Scimi 
(abbr.) A Scimitar logistics ship.
Scord 
(abbr.) Scordite ore.
Scorp 
(abbr.)A Scorpion battleship.
Scram
1. (abbr.) A Warp Scrambler I or variation.
2. (slang) A Warp Disruptor I or variation.
Sec status 
(abbr.) Security status. The CONCORD rating of how secure a star system is, displayed as a value from -1.0 to 1.0
Seeded 
(slang) Available in near unlimited quantities and sold by NPCs at a fixed price.
Serpentis 
A member of the Serpentis Corporation.
Ship 
(abbr.) Any spaceship whether in a station or out in space.
SiSi 
(abbr.) Singularity. The main public test server.
SL 
(initial) Siege Missile Launcher I or variations.
Sling bubble 
(slang) A warp disruption field located in such a way as to draw incoming ships to its location rather than the intended destination.
Slot 
A single unit of location provided by a starbase array, station, or outpost service that an activity occupies. ex. This assembly array has eight slots available.
Sniper Ship 
(slang) Any ship fitted to deal damage at very long ranges.
SP 
(initial) Skill Points.
Specialized Commodities 
An advanced planetary interaction material obtained through the refining of refined commodities and utilized in the manufacturing of advanced commodities.
SPR 
(initial) Shield Power Relay I or variation.
Soon™ 
CCP's motto for upcoming changes to EVE.
Spider Tank 
(slang) A ship defensive strategy that relies on remote repair provided by other ships.
Squad Commander 
Within the fleet structure, the commander of a squad.
SSS 
Chat message that indicates a pilot is in a safespot and that the fleet can/should warp to the pilot.
Stabs 
(abbr.) Warp Core Stabilizers and variations.
Station Component 
A component utilized in the construction of an outpost.
Stront 
(abbr.) Strontium Clathrates.
STAR 
(initial) Support Training and Resources. The part of ISD that assists new and existing players in official help channels.
Subsystem Components 
A highly advanced component utilized in the construction of tech III ships and sub-systems.
Suicide ganking 
(slang) Killing in high security space outside the strict boundaries set by CONCORD, resulting in security status loss and evoking a response from CONCORD.
Super 
(abbr.) A super-capital ship.
Support Carrier 
(slang) A carrier or super-carrier class ship fitted with remote shield transfers, remote armor repairers, or remote hull repairers.

T[edit]

T1 
(initial) Tech Level 1.
T2 
(initial) Tech Level 2.
T3 
(initial) Tech Level 3.
Tachyon, Tachyons 
(abbr.) A Tachyon Beam Laser I or variation.
Tackle Frigate 
(slang) A frigate class ship fitted for quick targeting as well as either warp disruption or warp scrambling.
Tackling 
(slang) Warp disrupting a ship.
TCU 
(initial) Territorial claim unit.
TD 
(initial) A Tracking Disruptor I or variation.
Tech 1 
(abbr.) Tech Level 1.
Tech 2 
(abbr.) Tech Level 2.
Tech 3 
(abbr.) Tech Level 3.
Tech Level 1 
Ordinary ships, modules, ammunition, and components constructed from asteroid ore.
Tech Level 2 
Advanced ships, modules, ammunition, and components constructed from moon materials and asteroid ore.
Tech Level 3 
Highly advanced ships and components constructed from sleeper artifacts and fullerenes.
Thany 
(abbr.) A Thanatoscarrier.
Thron 
(abbr.) A Megathron battleship.
Tier-3 
(abbr.) A ship whose prerequisites include level three of the ship class skill. Battleships, cruisers, and frigate.
Topes 
(abbr.) Helium, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, or Oxygen Isotopes.
Torp, Torps
1. (abbr.) A Torpedo class missile.
2. (slang) A Siege Missile Launcher I or variation.
Tower 
(slang) A Player owned starbase.
TP 
(abbr.) A Target Painter I or variation.
TQ 
(initial) Tranquility. The main EVE Online server.
Trade Hub 
(slang) Any or all of the common trading systems: Jita, Rens, Dodixie, Hek, Amarr, Tash-Murkon Prime
Trit 
(abbr.) Tritanium mineral.
True sec status 
(historical) The actual security status of a star system.
TS
1. (initial) True Sansha.
2. (initial) Teamspeak.
TS2 
(initial) Teamspeak version 2, an older version of the Teamspeak out of game communications programs used for live voice chat.
TS3 
(initial) Teamspeak version 3, the most current version of the Teamspeak out of game communications program used for live voice chat.
Two-point 
(slang) A Warp Scrambler I or variation.

U[edit]

Unprobeable Ship 
Any ship with a high sensor strength to signature radius ratio whose position cannot be exactly determined using combat probes.

V[edit]

Vaga 
(abbr.) A Vagabond heavy assault ship.
Veld 
(abbr.) Veldspar ore.
Venti 
(abbr.) Ventrilo. An out of game communications programs used for live voice chat.
Voice Comms 
(abbr.) Voice communications (TS3, Ventrilo, Mumble, Etc.)

W[edit]

W-Space 
(abbr.) Any system in the wormhole galaxy. These systems are only reachable by entering a wormhole.
War Target 
An enemy pilot during a ongoing war.
WC 
(initial) Wing Commander.
Webbed 
(slang) Under the effect of a stasis webifier.
Wet ware / wetware 
(slang) Implants.
WH 
(initial) Wormhole.
Wing Commander 
Within the fleet structure, the commander of a wing.
WT 
(initial) War target.
WTA 
(initial) Want to Auction.
WTB 
(initial) Want To Buy.
WTS 
(initial) Want to Sell.
WTT 
(initial) Want to Trade.

X[edit]

X 
Chat message that indicates a pilot wants to join a gang.
XXX 
Chat message that indicates a pilot is engaged with the enemy and requires assistance.

Y[edit]

Yar, Yarr 
(slang) The act of piracy.
YARR 
(initial) Yulai Archives and Records Repository. The part of ISD that moderates EVElopedia.
Yellow box(-ing, ed)
1. (slang) A pilot that is either actively targeting (actively shooting or ECMing) or being targeted by an opponent.
2. (slang) Targeting another pilot.

Z[edit]

Zyd 
(abbr.) Zydrine mineral.

Symb[edit]

o/ 
Person waving his hand. Players use this to greet other players when entering or leaving chat.
\o 
Person waving with his other hand.
\o/ 
Person waving with both hands, often signifies jumping up and down with joy (or glee, depending on circumstances).
/o\ 
Person holding his head, or slapping his hands on his forehead. Usually signifying some kind of disaster.
o7 
Person saluting. Players use this when greeting others and is highly used in some corporations when addressing higher ranks e.g. Director to CEO - Director: "Hi o7"
\o// 
Person waving both hands and kicking the air, often signifies someone being very very happy.