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Updated: Jun 28

 Glossary for Immersion V1


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Immersion Books Glossary helps readers engage with the wonderful story

The story of Immersion is set in 2189 so people speak differently. The Droids, Tribes, Humans, Zoners and Midcast Dwellers have their own words and some have a heavily guarded secret dialect.

* extremely fast high tech solar powered android designed for households 

*agitator.....disruptor, protestor, criminal

*assemblers....a highly technical social grouping who make robots and equipment from found and stolen materials. They are not a gang, more a collection of like minded people who share ideas and information.

*bits......a type of unregistered monetary token used in the zones 

*bastardos.....a gang of robbers, muggers from the zones

*blessed....legally binding partner/husband/wife/chosen one

*brightside.....refers to any place outside the Zones with organised government because of their sanitised homes and sophisticated lighting systems

*CASM .....abbreviation Crimes Against State Midcast

*coptor....any flying transportation with rotors*crimgangs....groups of humans involved in organised crime, similar to pirates, often operating on waterways

*datapods....podcast and video classes particularly used in educational facilities

*dark cycle....night

*dinfant....any android made to look under 5*DLD....abbreviation Dinfant Loss Depression

*dreamy-dreams...... fantasies


*droids...abbreviation of android, a non-human made to look like a human* area of land about two miles wide that encircles the zones*fooksymess ....a mess or fuckup

*freaks.... mutated humans caused by the effects of chemical warfare*frienly .....colloquial/comtracted 'friendly'

*fucksyfool....colloquial, poss. insult, idiot, damned fool,*fucksyoff....go away, leave me alone

* slang for 'what the fuck' expressing disbelief

*fuzzed....intoxicated, high on drugs or alcohol

*gaunty-travel......colloquial, zoners' language roughly translates as a very dangerous journey

*gilly......colloquialism meaning agile, quick and responsive

*hasty-quick.... fast or speedily

*hiddens....people living off grid without data trace

*ishy...slang word used by zoners meaning issue

*loney....a solitary traveller, often nomadic* underclass of Urchs

*mersers....gamers who are addicted to, or are habitual users of, mental, emotional and physical immersive technologies

*metamorph.....a transition to the second or third life after a baby's birth or a passage the living transcend to upon dying

*midcast.... government-supervised enclosed safety habitats for professional workers

*mudafinks....derogatory insult, slang, also motherfuckers*mumbachumba...mumbling or gossip

*pandemics...a series of widespread contagious diseases that affected planet earth

*party-party.....a lively or proper party

*pipin'....abrreviation, piping, the smoking of substances in a pipe*ponybot....a pony robot

* android specifically created to give a human physical pleasure and gratification

*POS....personal operating system, eg computer-operated technologies, androids, home tech etc

*PF/Protector Force ....the police force operating in the Midcast Projects*Redact.... an underground secret organisation and headquarters housing a resistance led group of individuals

*Redact.....An underground organisation built on the outskirts of the outer zones

*scritters....insect hybrids considered vermin*swapsie-trade....a swap of items that are traded without money, regional

* viewing ports for entertainment worn on the wrist that can be enlarged into 3d virtual spaces•real-real.....(also RR) actual reality as opposed to augmented (AR) or virtual (VR)*third life.....the life after death*timeplenty ....plenty of time to do something

*, colloquial street term*vicular ....any type of vehicle that can directionally transport

*vilarev.....zonespeak for Vive La Revolution

*Wappens..abbreviation what is happening?*wordysmith'....someone who talks well with many words

*zoners....dwellers from the zones•zonespeak....a language invented by the zone dwellers to protect privacy and communicate without infiltration from enemies

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