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Sonic Shower

Name : Sonic Shower1

The sonic shower is a technology used by Federation citizens for personal grooming. The system uses sonic vibrations to dissolve dirt, removing it from the skin in the process. Many consider taking a sonic shower to be a relaxing experience2, and Dax thought it could make people feel better.3

Earth ships of the 2150s used water-based cleaning systems4, but sonic showers were in use aboard Federation Starships by the 2271.1 Federation sonic shower systems used an acoustic inverter; if this malfunctioned the effect on the user was considered to be unpleasant.5

Humans of the 2370s regarded sonic showers as almost a basic necessity, to the point where Quark considered that the removal of showers and other such comforts over a prolonged period would make most Humans become "as nasty and violent as the most bloodthirsty Klingon".6
Yellow text = Canon source Green text = Backstage source Cyan text = Novel White text = DITL speculation

References
# Series Season Source Comment
1 Star Trek : The Motion Picture
2 VOY 5 Juggernaut
3 DS9 1 If Wishes Were Horses
4 ENT 1 Unexpected
5 VOY 4 Day of Honor
6 DS9 7 The Siege of AR-558
Source: Star Trek : The Motion Picture
Series: VOY Season 5 (Disc 6)
Source: Juggernaut
Series: DS9 Season 1 (Disc 4)
Source: If Wishes Were Horses
Series: ENT Season 1 (Disc 2)
Source: Unexpected
Series: VOY Season 4 (Disc 1)
Source: Day of Honor
Series: DS9 Season 7 (Disc 2)
Source: The Siege of AR-558


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