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{{Glossary_item|term=AFV|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Alternate Fuel Vehicle|Alternate Fuel Vehicle]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-20|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=AGC|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#At-Grade Connectors|At-Grade Connectors]] Glossary Term|added=2014-10-12|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Alternate Fuel Vehicle|AFV|desc=See the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternative_fuel_vehicle Alternate Fuel Vehicle] Wikipedia article|added=2015-04-20}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Alternative Intersections|desc=Many intersection and interchange styles exist with various names depending location. (Additional Waze links to be added later.)<br><br>See the [http://www.alternativeintersections.org/ Alternative Intersections] External page|related1=Loon|added=2015-04-01}}
{{Glossary_item|term=American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials|desc=American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials<br><br>See the [http://www.transportation.org/ AASHTO] External page|added=2015-04-09}}
{{Glossary_item|term=AMGR|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Waze AM Layers|Waze AM Layers]] Glossary Term|updated=2015-02-23|added=2014-08-11|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=AMIV|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Area Manager Info Visualizations|Area Manager Info Visualizations]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-04|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Angle|anchor1=angles|desc=There are various types of angles used in Waze mapping.
Please choose the relevant Glossary Term:<br><br>See the [[#Junction angle|Junction angle]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Roundabout angle|Roundabout angle]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Turn angle|Turn angle]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Junction Angle Info|Juntion Angle Info]] Glossary Term|jump1=Junction angle|jump2=Roundabout angle|jump3=Turn angle|jump4=Junction Angle Info|added=2014-10-12}}
{{Glossary_item|term=ARC|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Assistant Regional Coordinator|Assistant Regional Coordinator]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-05|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Area|desc=A "Place Area" is a Waze POI '''with''' an associated polygon displayed on the map, as opposed to the "Place Point".
{{Glossary_item|term=Area Manager|AM|anchor1=AM - Area Manager|desc=An assigned role to help manage and maintain the map of a given geographical area.
<br><br>See the [[Area_Manager|Area Manager]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Editing Roles|Editing Roles]] Glossary Term|related1=Waze AM Layers|jump2=Editing Roles|updated=2015-02-08|added=2014-08-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Area Manager Info Visualizations|desc=This project provides various types of information for use by Regional Coordinators and State Managers to access Info for Area Managers and various map Visualizations of their management areas. <br><br>See the [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1286&t=166695&hilit=AMIV AMIV - AM Info Visualizations] Waze forum|added=2016-01-04}}
{{Glossary_item|term=ASR|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Automatic Speech Recognition|Automatic Speech Recognition]] Glossary Term|added=2012-08-18|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Assistant Regional Coordinator|desc=The following temporary page was approved and the link here will be changed once the page is merged into the Wiki.<br><br>See the [[Assistant Regional Coordinator]] Wiki Page<br>See the [[#Regional Coordinator|Regional Coordinator]] Glossary Term|jump2=Regional Coordinator|added=2016-01-05}}
{{Glossary_item|term=At-Grade Connectors|AGC|Connector|anchor1=At Grade Connector|anchor2=At Grade Connectors|anchor3=At-Grade Connector|anchor4=AGC - At Grade Connector|desc=Segments that interconnect roads at the same grade elevation.<br><br>See the [[At-grade connectors]] Wiki Page|added=2014-10-12}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Automatic Speech Recognition|ASR|anchor1=ASR - Automatic Speech Recognition|desc=The ability of a smartdevice to convert voice commands into actions on the device.<br><br>See the [[#Voice Commands|Voice Commands]] Glossary Term|related1=Voice|jump1=Voice Commands|jump4=#Junction Angle Info|added=2012-08-18}}
{{Glossary_item|term=CAV|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Clean Air Vehicle|Clean Air Vehicle]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-20|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=CC|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Connected Citizens Program|Connected Citizens Program]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Center Code|Center Code]] Glossary Term|updated=2015-02-22|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=CC|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Country Coordinator|Country Coordinator]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-05}}
{{Glossary_item|term=CCP|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Connected Citizens Program|Connected Citizens Program]] Glossary Term|added=2015-02-22|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=CDP|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Census Designated Place|Census Designated Place]] Glossary Term|added=2013-09-10|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=CH|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#WME Color Highlighter|WME Color Highlighter]] Glossary Term|added=2013-06-03|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Champ|desc=See the [[#Community Roles|Community Roles]] Glossary Term|jump1=Community Roles|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Chat|(alias)|desc=See the [[#WME Chat|WME Chat]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Map Editor Chat|Map Editor Chat]] Glossary Term|updated=2015-02-26|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=City Smudge|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Smudged City|Smudged City]] Glossary Term|added=2015-02-24|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Clean Air Vehicle|desc=Term commonly used by the California DMV for vehicles that qualify to use their HOV lanes.<br><br>See the [http://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/detail/vr/decal DMV.CA] External page<br>Also see the [[#High Occupancy Vehicle|High Occupancy Vehicle]] Glossary Term|jump2=High Occupancy Vehicle|added=2015-04-20}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Community Forum|Forum|Waze Forum|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Community Manager|[[#CM|CM]]|desc=A Waze employee assigned as a liason between Waze staff and the leadership of a local editing community. Usually assigned to an entire country or region of countries.<br><br>See the [[#Community Roles|Community Roles]] Glossary Term|jump1=Community Roles|added=2015-01-30|noanchor1=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Community Roles|desc=Roles, Champ, CM, GC, LC, RC, SM<br><br>See the [[Roles and responsibilities]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Roles|Roles]] Glossary Term|related1=Champ|related2=Community Manager|related3=Coordinator|related4=Country Coordinator|related5=Global Champ|related6related5=Local Champ|related7related6=Mentor|related8related7=Regional Coordinator|related9related8=State Manager|jump2=Roles|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Community Wiki|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Waze Wiki|Waze Wiki]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Connected Citizens|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Connected Citizens Program|Connected Citizens Program]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Cookie Munching|Cookies|anchor1=Cookie munching, cookies|desc=Cookies are the dots on unconfirmed roads (sometimes called pacman roads). Cookie munching (or road munching) is driving over such roads, and earns points. It also confirms the road is drive-able for the Waze server.<br><br>See the [[Your_Rank_and_Points#How_are_points_calculated.3F|Points]] Wiki Page<br>See the [[FAQ#What_are_those_dots_on_some_of_the_roads.3F|What are those dots ... ? FAQ]] Wiki Page|related1=Road Munching|related2=Pacman Roads|related3=Munching|added=2010-10-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Coordinator|desc=Coordinators are experts who coordinate between the local community and Waze Team, as community ambassadors. Usually Champs.<br><br>See the [[Roles_and_responsibilities#Coordinators|Coordinators]] Wiki Page<br>See the [[#Community Roles|Community Roles]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Regional Coordinator|Regional Coordinator]] Glossary Term|related1=Country Coordinator|jump2=Community Roles|jump3=Regional Coordinator|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Country Coordinator|[[#CC|CC]]|desc=This Term used in some countries other than the US. A Country Coordinator is a Waze appointed Coordinator for an uncommon term sometimes used entire country, similar to refer to Coordinatorsa Regional Coordinator in larger countries.<br><br>See the [[#Community RolesCoordinator|Community RolesCoordinator]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Regional Coordinator|Regional Coordinator]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[Rôles_et_attributions#Country_Coordinator|French Country Coordinator]] Wiki Page|related1=Regional Coordinator|jump1=Community RolesCoordinator|jump2=Regional Coordinator|updated=2016-01-05|added=2015-01-30|noanchor1=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Country Manager|[[#CM|CM]]|desc=An assigned role to help manage and maintain the map of an entire country.<br><br>See the [[Roles and responsibilities#Country_Manager|Country Manager]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Editing Roles|Editing Roles]] Glossary Term|jump2=Editing Roles|updated=2015-02-14|added=2014-12-07|noanchor1=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Crossroads|(alias)|desc=A code name used by Waze developers.<br><br>See the [[#Junction Box|Junction Box]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-29|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Crowd Source|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Cul-de-sac|anchor1=culdesac|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yetA Cul-de-sac (a.k.a. Court in the US) is a common treatment of a dead end street in a residential neighborhood.''}}<br><br>See the [http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h[Junction_Style_Guide#Cul-jZede-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content heresacs]]Wiki Page|related1=Dead End Loops|updated=2016-01-04|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Curve Point|(alias)|desc=As used in the Waze Map Editor Guide Full Clip Video. Term not commonly used otherwise.<br><br>See the [[#Geometry Node|Geometry Node]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVksbb1Z4SQ Waze Map Editor Guide Full Clip Video] External page|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Cut|anchor1=cut|anchor2=cutting|desc=To separate a single segment into two smallaer segments, by adding a junction node along the segment.<br><br>See the [[Map_Editing_Quick-start_Guide#Cutting_a_segment|Cut a segment]] Wiki Page|related1=Split|added=2015-03-22}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Dashboard|desc=See the [[Dashboard]] Wiki Page|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Data Base|[[#DB|DB]]|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30|noanchor1=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Data Waze|datawaze|anchor1=data-waze|desc=See the [http://data-waze.com/ Data Waze] Waze Blog|updated=2016-01-05|added=2015-02-24}}{{Glossary_item|term=datawaze|(alias)|desc={{HighlightBarSee the [[#Data Waze|Data Waze]] Glossary Term|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1hupdated=2016-jZe01-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]05|added=2015-02-24|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=DB|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Dashboard|Dashboard]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Data Base|Data Base]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Dropbox|Dropbox]] Glossary Term|updated=2015-02-03|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=DCD|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Diverging Diamond IntersectionInterchange|Diverging Diamond IntersectionInterchange]] Glossary Term|updated=2015-10-07|added=2015-08-26|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=DCMI|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Double Crossover Merging Interchange|Double Crossover Merging Interchange]] Glossary Term|added=2015-08-26|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=DDI|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Diverging Diamond IntersectionInterchange|Diverging Diamond IntersectionInterchange]] Glossary Term|updated=2015-10-07|added=2015-08-26|noanchor=yes}}{{Glossary_item|term=Dead End Loops|anchor1=Dead End Loop|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}See the [[Dead end loop]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h[#Cul-jZede-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content heresac|Cul-de-sac]]Glossary Term|jump2=Cul-de-sac|updated=2016-01-05|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Dead End Node|anchor1=Dead-end node|desc=This is an Endpoint Node found at the end of a segment with no other segment connected to its end. When the other endpoint node of the segment is connected to one or more other segments.
{{Glossary_item|term=Disambiguation|DAB|desc=Identifying which meaning of a word is desired. When on a disambiguation page, select the meaning closest to what is intended.|updated=2015-10-10|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Displaced Left Turn|DLT|desc=A specfic type of Continuous Flow Intersection.<br><br>See the [[At-grade_connectors#Displaced_left_turn_.28DLT.29_intersection|Displaced Left Turn]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continuous-flow_intersection Continuous Flow Intersection] Wikipedia article|related1=Continuous Flow Intersection|updated=2015-10-07|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Diverging Diamond IntersectionInterchange|DDI|Double crossover diamond interchange|DCD|anchor1=Diverging Diamond intersection|anchor2=Diverging Diamond|anchor3=Double-crossover diamond interchange|anchor4=Diverging Diamond Intersection|desc=A type of diamond interchange in which the two directions of traffic on the non-freeway road cross to the opposite side on both sides of the bridge at the freeway.<br><br>See the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diverging_diamond_interchange diverging diamond interchange] Wikipedia article<br>See the [http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/safety/09054/index.cfm Federal Highway Administration technical brief] External page<br>See the [http://www.divergingdiamond.com/index.html official diverging diamond interrhange] External page|related1=Double Crossover Merging Interchange|updated=2016-01-04|added=2015-08-26}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Divide|Dividing|anchor1=divide|desc=The method to convert a single two-way segment, into two parallel one-way segments, running in opposite directions.<br><br>See the [[Best_map_editing_practice#When to divide a two-way road (and when not to)|Dividing a two-way road]] Wiki Page|related1=Divided Highway|related2=Split|updated=2015-10-10|added=2015-03-22}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Divided Highway|Dual Carriageway|anchor1=Dual carriageway|anchor2=divided|desc=A road or highway in which the two directions of traffic are separated by a barrier, strip of land, or other obstruction (known as a median or central reservation). In Waze, such roads may be represented by parallel segments, one for each direction, but this should only be done under certain specific conditions. Dual Carriageway is a common term used for Divided Highway in UK English.<br><br>See the [[Junction_Style_Guide/Intersections#Divided road intersections|Divided road intersections]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Divide|Dividing a two-way road]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Un-Divide|Un-Dividing a divided highway]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Median|Median]] Glossary Term|related1=Split|jump2=Divide|jump3=Un-Divide|jump4=Median|updated=2015-03-22|added=2010-10-11}}
''A micro-dogleg (mDL), is a technique with a similar appearance to a dogleg, used for altering the angle Waze sees at a junction, which affects turn instructions.''<br><br>See the [[How Waze determines turn / keep / exit maneuvers]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Micro-dogleg|Micro-dogleg]] Glossary Term|jump2=Micro-dogleg|updated=2015-10-09|added=2015-01-12}}
{{Glossary_item|term=DOT|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Department of Transportation|Department of Transportation]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Double crossover diamond interchange|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Diverging Diamond IntersectionInterchange|Diverging Diamond IntersectionInterchange]] Glossary Term|updated=2015-10-07|added=2015-08-26|noanchor=yes}}{{Glossary_item|term=Double Crossover Merging Interchange|DCMI|anchor1=Double crossover merging interchange|anchor2=Double-Crossover Merging Interchange|anchor3=Double-crossover merging interchange|desc=A free-flowing interchange design which includes elements from the diverging diamond interchange and the standard diamond interchange.<br><br>See the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diverging_diamond_interchange#Double_crossover_merging_interchange DCMI] Wikipedia article<br>See the [http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8950970.PN.&OS=PN/8950970&RS=PN/8950970 DCMI patent application] External page<br>Also see the [[#Diverging Diamond IntersectionInterchange|Diverging Diamond IntersectionInterchange]] Glossary Term|jump3=Diverging Diamond IntersectionInterchange|updated=2016-01-05|added=2015-08-26}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Down-Lock|anchor1=downlock|desc=Term used to descibe the process of adjusting the Segment Lock level in WME down to match the Rank of an editor to allow them to edit the segment(s).<br><br>See the [[#Segment Lock|Segment Lock]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Up-Lock|Up-Lock]] Glossary Term|jump1=Segment Lock|jump2=Up-Lock|added=2015-02-25}}
{{Glossary_item|term=DR|(abbr.)|desc=Dr is also used as an abbreviaion for Drive and Dr. for Doctor in segment naming.<br><br>See the [[#Dirt Road|Dirt Road]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Drives|desc=See the [[#Road Types|Road Types]] Glossary Term|jump1=Road Types|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Drives Tab Enhancer|DTE|desc=A now obsolete browser pluin that showed more drives per sub-page on the user drives tab of the Waze Map Editor.|updated=2015-10-09|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Dropbox|[[#DB|DB]]|anchor1=Drop Box|desc=A cloud based storage service used for file sharing. <br><br>See the [httpshttp://www.dropbox.com/home DropBox] External page<br>Also see the [[#Cloud Storage|Cloud Storage]] Glossary Term|jump2=Cloud Storage|updated=2015-04-20|added=2015-02-23|noanchor1=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=DTE|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Drives Tab Enhancer|Drives Tab Enhancer]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Dual Carriageway|(alias)|desc=A British English term for a Divided Highway.<br><br>See the [[#Divided Highway|Divided Highway]] Glossary Term|related1=Carriageway|related2=Central Reservation|added=2010-10-11|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Forms|desc=See the [[Forms]] Wiki Page|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Forum|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Community Forum|Community Forum]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Forum Profile|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|related1=Profile|updated=2016-01-05|added=2016-01-04}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Freeway|FW|Fwy|Motorway|anchor1=FWY|anchor2=Fw - Freeway|desc=Motorway; the major road system in your country.<br>{{Freeway}} is the highest of the road types in the Waze hierarchy. The Road Types entry lists all the road types in order.<br>{{RoadType|Freeway}}<br><br>See the [[#Road Types|Road Types]] Glossary Term|jump1=Road Types|added=2010-09-15}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Frequently Asked Questions|FAQ|desc=See the [[FAQ]] Wiki Page|updated=2015-10-13|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=FW|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Freeway|Freeway]] Glossary Term|added=2010-09-15|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Fwy|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Freeway|Freeway]] Glossary Term|added=2015-02-26|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=g|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Google Streetview|Google Streetview]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=GC|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Global Champ|Global Champ]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Geo-node|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Geometry Node|Geometry Node]] Glossary Term|added=2012-08-17|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Geo-Ops|(alias)|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>See the [[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h#Waze Geo-jZeOps|Waze Geo-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content hereOps]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-01-05|added=2015-02-21|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Geographic Information System|GIS|desc=Commonly used by various governmental entities such as county auditors to provide parcel information along with maps.<br><br>See the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geographic_information_system Geographic Information System] Wikipedia article|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Geometry|desc=The layout or shape of a segment, or place area. Each road is made up of one or more segments. Segments, and Place Areas are made up of one or more straight line sections. These sections can be short, effectively allowing curves to be created in a segment. See Editing existing roads for more information.<br><br>See the [[Creating_and_editing_road_segments#Adjusting road geometry (nodes)|Adjusting road geometry (nodes)]] Wiki Page<br>See the [[Places#Area Place|Area Place]] Wiki Page|related1=Geometry Handle|added=2010-09-15}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Great Lakes Region|GLR|desc=One of the regions the USA is broken into. It includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.<br><br>See the [[USA/Great Lakes|Great Lakes]] Wiki Page|added=2015-03-25}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Groups|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=GSV|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Google Streetview|Google Streetview]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=ID|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Identifier|Identifier]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-20|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=IGN|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#IGN Editors|IGN Editors]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Inter|updated=2016-geometry node|Inter01-geometry node]] Glossary Term05|added=2013-03-11|noanchor=yes}}{{Glossary_item|term=IGN Editors|IGN|desc=Editors contracted by Waze to make updates to the map. (Not to be confused with inter-geometry node.)<br><br>See the [[IGN]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Inter-geometry node|Interrelated1=Waze Geo-geometry node]] Glossary TermOps|jump2updated=Inter2016-01-geometry node05|added=2013-03-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=IL|(abbr.)|desc=The two letter abbreviation used for both the country of Israel and the U.S. State of Illinois, and name of the Waze Israel Sever.<br><br>See the [[#Israel Server|Israel Server]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Illinois USPS code|Illinois USPS code]] Glossary Term|added=2014-05-17}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Illinois USPS code|[[#IL|IL]]|desc=IL is the USPS postal code for the state of Illinois. It is easily confused with the Waze abbreviation for the Waze Israel Server.
{{Glossary_item|term=Inter-geometry node|desc=[[Image:Segment_intergeometry_node.png|left]][[Image:Landmark_intergeometry_node.png|left]]A "grab handle" that allows you to create a new geometry node. When you drag an inter-geometry node, it bends the segment at that point; when you release it, the inter-geometry node will become a new geometry node.
Inter-geometry nodes appear on road segments and area places ''(previously landmarks)''. They will only appear when the segment/place is selected '''''and''''' the mouse is hovering over it. They appear midway between each existing pair of adjacent geometry nodes, allowing you to bend the shape midway between existing bends. In the case of segments, they also appear midway between the endpoints and the first existing geometry node, or, if there are no existing geometry nodes, midway in the segment.<br><br>See the [[#Geometry Node|Geometry Node]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Node|Node]] Glossary Term|related1=Geometry Handle|related2=IGN Editors|jump1=Geometry Node|jump2=Node|added=2014-07-29}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Interactive junction instruction algorithm|desc=A clickable interactive guide to determine what instruction, if any, will be given at the junction between any 2 segments.<br><br>See the [[Interactive junction instruction algorithm]] Wiki Page|added=2015-04-01}}
{{Glossary_item|term=International |Intl|anchor1=Intl or INTL - International|desc=Commonly used in Waze to refer to the ROW server infrastructure and location.<br><br>See the [[#Rest Of World|Rest Of World]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[Banks of Servers]] Wiki Page|jump1=Rest Of World|added=2012-10-04}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=LAM|(abbr.)|desc=Laege Area Manager<br><br>See the [[#Large Area Manger|Large Area Manger]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-05|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Landmark|(alias)|desc=The previously used term Landmarks has been deprecated in favor of the term Places.<br><br>See the [[#Places|Places]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Large Area Manager|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2016-01-04}}
{{Glossary_item|term=LC|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Local Champ|Local Champ]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Level|(alias)|desc=The disambiguation page lists other deprecated uses.<br><br>See the [[#Elevation|Elevation]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[Level (disambiguation)]] Wiki Page|added=2013-10-17|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Loon|Bulb|Bulb-out|desc=A widened section of road to accomodate a U-Turn type of intersection, as used in many types of Alternative Intersection types including Michigan Left Turns, a type of Median U-Turn Intersection.
(Links are pending additional entry edits)<br><br>Also see the [[#Alternative Intersections|Alternative Intersections]] Glossary Term|jump1=Alternative Intersections|added=2015-04-01}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=Major Highway|[[#MH|MH]]|anchor1=MH - Major Highway|desc={{Major Highway}} is one of three highway types used in Waze. The Road Types entry lists all the road types in order.<br>{{RoadType|Major Highway}}<br>Note that when abbreviated to MH, the M must be capitalized to differentiate from mH - Minor Highway.<br><br>See the [[#Road Types|Road Types]] Glossary Term|jump1=Road Types|added=2014-08-11|noanchor1=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Major Traffic Events|MTE|Major Events|anchor1=Mega Events|desc=See the [[Real time closures#Major traffic events|Major Traffic Events]] Wiki Page|added=2015-03-16}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Managed Area|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>See the [[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content hereArea_Manager]]Wiki Page|related1=Editable Area|updated=2016-01-04|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices|MUTCD|desc=National source of road, sign, and abbreviation guidelines, published by the Federal Highway Administration
Individual states often have their own guidelines expaned from the MUTCD.<br><br>See the [http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov MUTCD] External page<br>Also see the [[#Federal Highway Administration|FHWA]] Glossary Term|related1=Big Green Sign|jump2=Federal Highway Administration|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Map Chat|[[#Chat|Chat]]|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yetMap Chats are public messages that all users can see and comment on.''}}<br><br>See the [http://docssupport.google.com/formswaze/danswer/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h6089605 Messages and chatting] Waze Help Center article<br>Also see the [[Map Editor Chat]] Wiki Page|updated=2016-jZe01-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]05|added=2015-02-23}}{{Glossary_item|term=Map Editor Chat|WME Chat|Chat|noanchor1desc=yesInternal chat system used within the Waze Map Editor.<br><br>See the [[WME Chat]] Wiki Page|updated=2016-01-05|added=2016-01-05}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Map Issue|anchor1=Map issue|anchor2=MI|desc=A button on the Waze client app Report menu to indicate there is a problem with the map by means of an Update Request.
{{Glossary_item|term=Map Problem|MP|anchor1=MP - Map Problem|desc=An automated report from the Waze servers that identifies a possible problem with the map. See [[Map problem]] for more information.<br><br>See the [[Map_Problems_in_Waze_Map_Editor|Map Problem]] Wiki Page|added=2014-08-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Map Protection|desc=Methods to protect and uphold the quality of the Waze map from both intentional and unintentional harm.<br><br>See the [[Map Protection]] Wiki Page|related1=Throttling|related2=Regression Checker|added=2015-02-09}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Map Team|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Map TeamWaze Geo-Ops|Map TeamWaze Geo-Ops]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-01-05|added=2015-02-21|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Map Tile|Tile|anchor1=Map tile, tile|desc=The Waze map is divided into a grid using 1km-square areas which are called tiles or map tiles. Changes to the map are processed on a per-tile basis. Changes to any part of a map tile causes Waze to mark the tile as changed and it will be rebuilt in the next map update cycle.<br><br>See the [[Map tiles]] Wiki Page|added=2012-02-08}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Map-A-Thon|anchor1=Mapathon|anchor2=MapAThon|anchor3=Map-a-Thon|anchor4=Map-a-thon|desc=See the [] Waze Blog|added=2015-02-24}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Map-Editor Profile|Map Editor Profile|Editor Profile|desc=See the [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=168973 New! Map-Editor Profile] Waze forum|related1=Profile|updated=2016-01-05|added=2016-01-04}}{{Glossary_item|term=MapRaid|MR|Raid|anchor1=Map Raid|anchor2=Mapraid|desc=A collaborative effort by many editors update the mapin a defined area. A MapRaid may focus on different aspects of the map.<br><br>See the [[MapRaid]] Wiki Page|related1=Mega MapRaid|related2=Raid Leader|related2related3=Connectivity Score|updated=2016-01-04|added=2014-11-10}}
{{Glossary_item|term=mDL|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Micro-dogleg|Micro-dogleg]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-15|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Median|Median Barrier|Median Divider Island|Median Strip|Island|desc=Strip of land or barrier separating a Divided Highway. This is known as a Central Reservation in Britan.<br><br>See the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Median_strip Median strip] Wikipedia article|related1=Central Reservation|related2=Divided Highway|related3=Median Segment|updated=2015-02-27|added=2010-10-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Median U-Turn Intersection|MUTI|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|related1=Michigan Left Turn|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=MediaWiki|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Meetups|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Waze Meetups|Waze Meetups]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-05|noanchor=yes}}{{Glossary_item|term=Mega MapRaid|MMR|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}A large scale MapRaid<br><br>See the [[MegaMapRaid]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h#MapRaid|MapRaid]] Glossary Term|jump2=MapRaid|updated=2016-jZe01-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]04|added=2015-04-01}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Mentor|desc=An experienced and knowledgeable editor, assigned the role to teach others, and help them become better editors.<br><br>See the [[Mentoring/Formal#Become_a_Mentor_or_Mentee|Becoming a Mentor]] Wiki Page<br>See the [[#Formal Mentoring|Formal Mentoring]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Community Roles|Community Roles]] Glossary Term|jump2=Formal Mentoring|jump3=Community Roles|added=2015-02-20}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Mentoring|desc=Experienced editors passing on their knowledge and skills to others. There are different categories of mentoring.<br><br>See the [[Mentoring]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Formal Mentoring|Formal Mentoring]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Informal Mentoring|Informal Mentoring]] Glossary Term|jump2=Formal Mentoring|jump3=Informal Mentoring|added=2015-01-30}}
Note that you should not copy the URL from the browser address bar as a Permalink, as it does not change as you work on the screen. The Permalink icon always has the current Permalink. You can also click the Permalink icon to completely reload your current window without changing the view.<br><br>See the [[Permalink]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permalink Permalink definition] External page|related1=Indentifer|related2=Super Permalink|added=2014-08-04}}
{{Glossary_item|term=phpBB ®|anchor1=phpbb|anchor2=phpBB|desc=See the [[#Waze Forum|Waze Forum]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[httpshttp://www.phpbb.com/|phpBB software site]] Wiki Page|jump1=Waze Forum|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Place Update|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Place Update Request|Place Update Request]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Place Update Request|PUR|Place Update|anchor1=PUR - Place Update Request|desc=A Place Update Request is displayed in WME on its own layer. It is produced either from the client app similar to an Update Request, reported by a user from the requesting a new Place or an update to photo or details of an existing Place which the user doesn't have permision to update. It can also be produced in WME when an editor attempts to modify a Place locked above their rank.<br><br>See the [[#Places|Places]] Glossary Term|jump2=Places|added=2014-10-05}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Private Message|PM|anchor1=PM - Private Message|desc=The Private Messaging system used in the Waze forums or Messages as used in the Waze Client.<br><br>See the [[Private message (forum)]] Wiki Page<br>See the [[Private message (Waze app)]] Wiki Page|added=2013-04-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Private Road|PR|desc={{Private}} is a road type used in Waze for drivable roads which should be mapped, but are not for public use.<br>{{RoadType|Private Road}}<br><br>See the [[#Road Types|Road Types]] Glossary Term|jump3=Road Types|updated=2015-02-15|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Profile|desc=See the [[#Forum Profile|Forum Profile]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Map-Editor Profile|Map-Editor Profile]] Glossary Term|jump1=Forum Profile|jump2=Map-Editor Profile|updated=2016-01-05|added=2016-01-04}}
{{Glossary_item|term=PS|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Primary Street|Primary Street]] Glossary Term|added=2014-08-11|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=PUR|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Place Update Request|Place Update Request]] Glossary Term|added=2014-10-05|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Red Light Camera|RLC|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Reduced Conflict Intersection|desc=See the [http://www.dot.state.mn.us/roadwork/rci.html RCI] External page|added=2015-04-01}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Regional Coordinator|[[#RC|RC]]|anchor1=Regional Coordinator (RC)|desc=Manages an assigned area within a country large enough to require multiple managers.<br><br>See the [[Regional Coordinator]] Wiki Page<br>See the [[#Community Roles|Community Roles]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Country Coordinator|Country Coordinator]] Glossary Term|related1=Release Candidate|related2=Coordinator|related3=Country Coordinator|related4=Assistant Regional Coordinator|jump2=Community Roles|jump3=Country Coordinator|updated=2015-03-04|added=2015-01-30|noanchor1=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Regional Expert Reviewer|RER|desc=Google Map Maker editor role.<br><br>See the [http://google-latlong.blogspot.com/2011/09/map-maker-turns-to-locals-with-regional.html Regional Expert Reviewer] External page|added=2015-04-17}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Regional Manager|desc=Role used primarily in Europe with differences from Regional Coordinators in the US and other countries. Link below is in French.<br><br>See the [[Rôles_et_attributions#Regional_Manager|French Regional Manager]] Wiki Page|added=2016-01-05}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Regression Checker|desc=A specific method of Map Protection.<br><br>See the [[#Map Protection|Map Protection]] Glossary Term|jump1=Map Protection|added=2015-02-09}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Release Candidate|[[#RC|RC]]|desc=A version of a program that is nearly ready for release but may still have a few bugs; the status between beta version and release version.<br><br>See the [http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/release_candidate Release Candidate] Wiktionary<br>Also see the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software_release_life_cycle Release Candidate] Wikipedia article<br>Also see the [[#Regional Coordinator|Regional Coordinator]] Glossary Term|jump3=Regional Coordinator|added=2015-01-30|noanchor1=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Rest of World Server|Rest of World|ROTW|World|ROW|anchor1=row|desc=The server named ROW for the Rest of the World, is one of the three separate Bank of Servers (infrastructure) containing Waze mapping and navigation systems.<br><br>See the [[#Banks of Servers|Banks of Servers]] Glossary Term|jump1=Banks of Servers|added=2015-04-20}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Restiction Types|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Restricted Crossing U-Turn Intersection|desc=See the [http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/safety/09059/Restricted Crossing U-Turn Intersection - FHWA] External page|added=2015-04-01}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RevCon|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Reverse Connectivity|Reverse Connectivity]] Glossary Term|added=2013-01-14|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Reverse Connection|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Reverse Connectivity|Reverse Connectivity]] Glossary Term|added=2014-01-27|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Reverse Connectivity|RevCon|Reverse Connection|anchor1=Revcon|anchor2=Reverse connectivity|anchor3=Reverse connection|desc=Reverse connectivity (or ''reverse connection'') is a situation where a hidden turn is allowed going the wrong direction into a one-way street (against traffic), or leading the wrong direction out of a one-way street.<br><br>See the [[Reverse connectivity]] Wiki Page|added=2013-01-14}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Reversible Lanes|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RideWith|anchor1=Ride With|desc=The Waze RideWith app finds you the most convenient, affordable ride to work and home by connecting you to the world’s largest community of drivers. It’s carpool powered by the Waze community!
 
''This app may not yet be available in all countries.''<br><br>See the [http://www.waze.com/ridewith RideWith] Waze Site<br>Also see the [http://wazeblogs-en.blogspot.com/2015/07/carpooling-in-gush-dan-join-ridewith.html?spref=fb RideWith ] Waze Blog|added=2016-01-04}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RL|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Raid Leader|Raid Leader]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-17|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RLC|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Red Light Camera|Red Light Camera]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RM|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Regional Manager|Regional Manager]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-05|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Road Candies|(alias)|desc=Small candy shaped icons that appear on the Waze client app. Drive over them to collect the points associated.<br><br>See the [[#Bonus points and road goodies|Bonus points and road goodies]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Road Goodies|(alias)|desc=Special items that appear at random locations on the map for special occasions like hoildays.<br><br>See the [[#Bonus points and road goodies|Bonus points and road goodies]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Segment Lock|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|related1=Lock|related2=Down-Lock|related3=Up-Lock|added=2015-02-25}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Selected Roundabout Segments|SRS|desc=Selected Roundabout Segments; browser extension for WME|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Self Connectivity|SelfCon|desc=A segment that is defined in the Waze database as having has a connection, via a junction, back to itself. It forms a one-segment loop. This can cause routing irregularities, self . Self connectivity is not desirable.
Tools such as the WME Color Highlighter (linked below) can help identify this situationself-connected or one-segment loops. Self connectivity is sometimes used in routing terms to refer to a one segment U-turn (controlled by the U-turn junction arrows on a segment).<br><br>See the [[Junction_Style_Guide#Loops]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#WME Color Highlighter|WME Color Highlighter]] Glossary Term|jump1jump2=WME Color Highlighter|updated=20152016-01-04-19|added=2013-01-14}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Self-Management|[[#SM|SM]]|anchor1=Self Management|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30|noanchor1=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=SelfCon|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Self Connectivity|Self Connectivity]] Glossary Term|added=2013-01-14|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Small Detour Prevention|SDP|desc=A system designed to prevent convoluted routing in place of a simple left turn.<br><br>See the [[Detour Prevention Mechanisms#Small Detours|Detour Prevention Mechanisms]] Wiki Page|related1=Big Detour Prevention|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Smudged City|City Smudge|anchor1=Ghost City|anchor2=City Smudges|anchor3=Smudged city|desc=See the [[Smudged_city|Smudged City]] Wiki Page|added=2013-06-01}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Solid White Line|desc=A form of painted lane markings, commonly abbreviated in Waze communications.|added=2016-01-04}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Split|Split road|desc=Split has been used to refer to several very different things, and this has been a source of confusion in the Waze editing community. '''{{red|{{U|Its use has therefore been deprecated}}}}''', and more descriptive terms have been chosen.
{{Glossary_item|term=SV|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Google Streetview|Google Streetview]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=SW|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Stairway|Stairway]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=SWL|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Solid White Line|Solid White Line]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-04|noanchor=yes}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=TM|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Tampermonkey|Tampermonkey]] Glossary Term|updated=2015-02-26|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Toolbox|(alias)|desc=See the [[#WME Toolbox|WME Toolbox]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Toolbox Country Coordinator|TbCC|desc=The designated liason for a country community to the Toolbox developer team.<br><br>See the [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1130293#p1130293 announcement] Waze forum<br>Also see the [httpshttp://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-HvQFWh-ZxPU76KXGFyfBb-Ot_10GkL5Wrkea1yhUZs list of TbCCs, and current country settings (Google Docs)] External page<br>Also see the [[#WME Toolbox|WME Toolbox]] Glossary Term|jump3=WME Toolbox|added=2015-07-05}}
{{Glossary_item|term=TR|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Turn Restriction|Turn Restriction]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Traffic Locks|TL|anchor1=Traffic lock|desc=See the [[Traffic_locks|Traffic Locks]] Wiki Page|added=2014-02-06}}
{{Glossary_item|term=TTS|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Text to Speech|Text to Speech]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Turn angle|desc=The supplementary angle to the junction angle between any two segments connected at a junction.<br><br>See the [[Interactive_junction_instruction_algorithm#Turn_angle|Turn angle]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Junction Angle Info|Junction Angle Info]] Glossary Term|related1=Angle|jump2=Junction Angle Info|updated=2015-02-08|added=2014-09-02}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Turn Restriction|TR|desc={{HighlightBarSee the [[Map_Editing_Quick-start_Guide#Junction_Arrows|Junction Arrows]] Wiki Page|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1hupdated=2016-jZe01-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]05|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=TW|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Taxiway|Taxiway]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
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Often used a reference source for Waze editing.<br><br>See the [http://www.usps.com/ United States Postal Service] External page|related1=Illinois USPS code|added=2015-02-21}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Universally Unique Identifier|UUID|desc=See the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universally_unique_identifier Universally Unique Identifier] Wikipedia article<br>Also see the [http://www.waze.com/forum/search.php?st=0&sk=t&sd=d&sr=posts&keywords=UUID UUID] Waze forum|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Unusual Traffic|desc=Search and Follow Waze Unusual Traffic on Twitter for your metro area, and be the first to know about unusual traffic as it happens.<br><br>See the [http://support.google.com/waze/partners/answer/6287371 Google Help] Waze Help Center article|added=2016-01-04}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Up-Lock|anchor1=uplock|desc=Term used to descibe the process of adjusting Segment Lock levels up in WME. Often to its prior Segment Lock level before it was Down-Locked to match the Rank of an editor to allow them to edit the segment(s).<br><br>See the [[#Segment Lock|Segment Lock]] Glossary Term|related1=Down-Lock|jump1=Segment Lock|added=2015-02-25}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Update Report Overview|URO|URO+|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30}}
Coming soon as announced in early 2015: http://waze.tools<br><br>See the [http://WME-TOOLS.com WME-TOOLS.com] External page<br>Also see the [http://waze.tools Coming soon: waze.tools] External page<br>Also see the [[#Area Manager|Area Manager]] Glossary Term|related1=Minimum Bounding Box|jump3=Area Manager|added=2014-10-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Cafe|anchor1=Waze Café|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>See the [http://docssites.google.com/formssite/d2016wazemeetupinfo/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1habout-jZemeetups/waze-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content herecafe Meetups - Waze Cafe]Waze Site|updated=2016-01-05|added=2015-04-14}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Champ|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Community Communications Guidelines|anchor1=Community Guidelines|desc=See the [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=636&t=58102 Waze Community Communications Guidelines] Waze forum<br>Also see the [[#Waze Etiquette|Waze Etiquette]] Glossary Term|jump2=Waze Etiquette|added=2016-01-04}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Etiquette|anchor1=Etiquette|desc=The communications in the Waze forums, live chat, wiki, and map editing are all managed in a similar way to [[Wikipedia:Etiquette]] with specific highlights and changes covered in this list below. These points are based on civility and respect for every Waze user.<br><br>See the [[Waze etiquette]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=636&t=58102 Waze Community Communications Guidelines] Waze forum|related1=Waze Community Communications Guidelines|added=2016-01-04}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Expert|Expert|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Focus|desc=The Waze Focus project is a monthly in-depth interview with a member of the Waze staff.<br><br>See the [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1430&t=134306 Waze Focus Forum] Waze forum|added=2016-01-04}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Forum|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Community Forum|Community Forum]] Glossary Term|related1=phpBB ®|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Geo-Ops|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yetWaze Geo-Ops are staff editors who handle operational needs and changes of the map such as inputting requested Real Time Closures, Mega Traffic Events, ad campaigns, etc.''}}<br><br>Also see the [http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h[#IGN Editors|IGN Editors]] Glossary Term|jump1=IGN Editors|updated=2016-jZe01-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]05|added=2015-02-21}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Global Champ|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Global Champ|Global Champ]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Local Champ|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Local Champ|Local Champ]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Map Editor|WME|anchor1=WME - Waze Map Editor|desc=See the [[Waze Map Editor]] Wiki Page|related1=Cartouche|related2=Papyrus|added=2012-12-24}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Map Team|Map Team(alias)|desc=See the [[#Waze Geo-Ops|Waze Geo-Ops]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-01-05|added=2015-02-21|noanchor=yes}}{{HighlightBarGlossary_item|term=Waze Meetups|Meet-Ups|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>Meet Ups|desc=See the [http://docssites.google.com/formssite/d2016wazemeetupinfo/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here2016 Meetups]Waze Site|added=20152016-0201-2105}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Mobil|desc=See the [[About]] Wiki Page|updated=2015-10-13|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Speak|desc=Friendly term that implies the use of the terms in this glossary within communications.|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=WME Aerial Shifter|WAS|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=WME center to Begin-End of Street|WME-BES|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=WME Chat|[[#Chat|Chat]](alias)|desc=Internal chat system used within See the Waze [Map Editor.Chat] |updated=2016-01-05|added=2015-01-30|noanchor1noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=WME Color Highlighter|WMECH|CH|WME-CH|anchor1=WMECH - Waze Map Editor Color Highlights|anchor2=Color Highlighter|anchor3=Color Highlights|anchor4=WME Colour Highlighter|desc=See the [[Community Plugins, Extensions and Tools#Highlights for Landmarks and_Segments|Community Plugins, Extensions and Tools]] Wiki Page|related1=Self Connectivity|added=2013-06-03}}
{{Glossary_item|term=WME Toolbox|WMETB|TB|Toolbox|anchor1=Tool Box|anchor2=WME-TB|desc=See the [[Extension:WME Toolbox]] Wiki Page|related1=Toolbox Country Coordinator|added=2015-01-30}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=μDL|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Micro-dogleg|Micro-dogleg]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-16|noanchor=yes}}
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