14) Glossary

A full glossary is available here: http://wiki.eveonline.com/en/wiki/Glossary

Below is a very simple and short glossary, the is constantly being added to, of the most common EVE Online terms used.

A

ab – Afterburner

Armour Tanking – Setting your ship up to ensure its armour soaks up and is able to repair most of the damage the ship takes

Cap – Capacitor

Cap Warfare – Capacitor Warfare: “…direct action taken to reduce or eliminate the capacitor of a target…”

Ewar – Electronic Warfare: “…[to] tamper with the electronics of your own or your target’s ship.”

hisec – High Security System 1.0 – 0.5

lowsec – Low Security System 0.4 – 0.0

ratting – Pirating / Pirate activity: i.e. “I went ratting today”, “I was mining and got ratted!”

Shield Tanking – Setting your ship up to ensure its shield soaks up and is able to repair most of the damage the ship takes

wardec – War Declaration, a declaration of war on a corporation/alliance by another corporation/alliance

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