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{{Glossary_item|term=#WazeWin|WazeWin|anchor1=wazewin|anchor2=Waze Win|anchor3=waze win|anchor4=#wazewin|desc=A hashtag in various social media used to indicate posts related Waze saving Wazers time, and avoiding traffic. Usually attached to screenshots or descriptions of Waze routing users around heavy traffic using detours the driver would not have thought of on their own.<br><br>Also see the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hashtag |hashtag]] Wikipedia article|updated=2015-02-25|added=2015-02-23}}
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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[wikipedia://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=AM|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Area Manager|Area Manager]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-14|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Best Map Editing Practice|Best Practices|desc=See the [[Best map editing practice]] Wiki Page|updated=2015-03-02|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Best Practices|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Best Map Editing Practice|Best Map Editing Practice]] Glossary Term|added=2015-03-02|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Beta|desc=Typically the last software version before being released to the publc as a production version.<br><br>See the [[#Beta Testers|Beta Testers]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beta#Computing |Beta]] Wikipedia article|related1=Descartes|jump1=Beta Testers|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Beta Testers|desc=See the [[Roles and responsibilities#Beta_Testers|Roles and responsibilities]] Wiki Page|related1=Beta|related2=Center Code|added=2015-02-25}}
{{Glossary_item|term=BGS|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Big Green Sign|Big Green Sign]] Glossary Term|added=2015-03-25|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Bookmark|(alias)|desc=Place markers in your web browser store the link to websites. Scripts can be inserted instead of URLs to create Bookmarklets.|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Bookmarklets|BM|Bookmark|anchor1=BM - Bookmarklet|anchor2=Bookmarklet|desc=A Javascript stored as a web browser bookmark.<br><br>See the [[Bookmarklets]] Wiki Page|added=2014-10-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Boots on the Ground|BOTG|desc=Physical presence at a location to scout, and determine current conditions for Waze maps.|added=2016-01-27}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Bot|desc=As used with Waze, it is an automated robot program that functions as user in various systems. (For the WazeBot and WazeBotRo, see the Feed The Waze link below.)<br><br>Also see the [[#Wazbot|Wazbot]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Feed The Waze|Feed The Waze]] Glossary Term|related1=Wazebot|jump1=Wazbot|jump2=Feed The Waze|added=2016-01-05}}
{{Glossary_item|term=BOTG|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Boots on the Ground|Boots on the Ground]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-27|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=BugZilla|desc=A third party Defect Tracking System or Bug-Tracking System '''previously used''' by Waze. Use of Bugzilla by Waze has been discontiued.<br><br>The [[Bugzilla|''archived'' previous usage of Bugzilla]] Wiki Page|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Bulb|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Loon|Loon]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-01|noanchor=yes}}
{{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=Census Designated Place|CDP|desc=A United States Census Bureau term for a concentration of population that lack a separate municipal government, but otherwise resemble incorporated places. It is sometimes added to a city name with that classification if there are multiple cities in the same state with that name.<br><br>See the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CDP |CDP]] Wikipedia article|added=2013-09-10}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Center Code|[[#CC|CC]]|desc=Third party Beta Test Management Solutions used by Waze<br><br>See the [http://waze.centercode.com/signup/ Waze CenterCode.com] External page<br>Also see the [[#Beta Testers|Beta Testers]] Glossary Term|jump2=Beta Testers|added=2015-01-30|noanchor1=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Central Reservation|anchor1=Central reservation|desc=Term commonly used in Britan for the strip of land or barrier (median) separating a Dual Carriageway (divided highway). <br><br>See the [[#Median|Median]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Dual Carriageway|Dual Carriageway]] Glossary Term|jump1=Median|jump2=Dual Carriageway|updated=2015-04-20|added=2010-10-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Client|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=Cloud|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Cloud Storage|Cloud Storage]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-20|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Cloud Storage|Cloud|desc=General term used to describe various types of services to store data. See below for some services typically used by Waze users.<br><br>See the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_storage |Cloud Storage]] Wikipedia article|related1=Dropbox|related2=Google Drive|added=2015-04-20}}
{{Glossary_item|term=CM|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Country Manager|Country Manager]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Community Manager|Community Manager]] Glossary Term|updated=2015-02-20|added=2014-12-07}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Codes|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Search Codes|Search Codes]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Connectivity Score|desc=The chance of any one segment to be connected to any other segment within a certain regional area. I.e. the likelihood that you will be able to succesfully navigate from any point, to any other point within one regional area. It is a number used to define how well the map of region is developed. Measured by Waze staff upon request, the higher the percentage, the better. It is one of the metrics used to measure the success of a MapRaid.<br><br>Also see the [[#MapRaid|MapRaid]] Glossary Term|jump1=MapRaid|updated=2015-10-07|added=2015-02-24}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Connector|(alias)|desc=See the [[#At-Grade Connectors|At-Grade Connectors]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Continuous Flow Intersection|CFI|desc=A general category type of intersection.<br><br>See the [[#Displaced Left Turn|Displaced Left Turn]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continuous-flow_intersection |Continuous Flow Intersection]] Wikipedia article|jump1=Displaced Left Turn|updated=2015-10-07|added=2015-01-30}}
{{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 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=Crowdsource|anchor1=Crowd Source|anchor2=CroudsourcingCrowdsourcing|desc=Waze is the world's largest community-based traffic and navigation app. - Waze<br><br>See the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crowdsourcing Croudsourcing|Crowdsourcing]] Wikipedia article|updated=2016-01-05|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Cul-de-sac|anchor1=culdesac|desc=A 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 [[Junction_Style_Guide#Cul-de-sacs]] 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=DAB|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Disambigution|Disambigution]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Dashboard|desc=See the [[Dashboard]] Wiki Page|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Data Base|[[#DB|DB]]|desc=See the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Database |Database]] Wikipedia article|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=See the [[#Data Waze|Data Waze]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-01-05|added=2015-02-24|noanchor=yes}}
A Dead End Node should be visible at the end of a dead-end road, and should be corrected if not visible.<br><br>See the [[#End Point Node|End Point Node]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Node|Node]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[Creating_and_editing_road_segments#Fix_the_end-node_on_cul-de-sacs_and_dead-ends|Fixing Dead End Nodes]] Wiki Page|related1=Junction|jump1=End Point Node|jump2=Node|added=2012-08-18}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Department of Transportation|DOT|desc=A governmmental agency in various jurisdictions responsible for transportation.<br><br>See the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Department_of_Transportation |Department of Transportation]] Wikipedia article<br>Also see the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Department_of_Transportation |U.S. DOT]] Wikipedia article|updated=2015-04-20|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Descartes|desc=Working name for the previous Cartouche map editing system beta versions. (The term can still seen in the certain Waze URLs.)<br><br>See the [[#Cartouche|Cartouche]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Beta|Beta]] Glossary Term|jump1=Cartouche|jump2=Beta|added=2015-04-09}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Destination|desc=Destination point for a driving route, with the origin being the starting point.
{{Glossary_item|term=Dirt Road|DR|desc={{Dirt Road / 4X4 Trail}} is a road type in Waze, typically used to represent any dirt roads. The Road Types entry lists all the road types in order.<br>{{RoadType|Dirt Road / 4X4 Trail}}<br><br>See the [[#Road Types|Road Types]] Glossary Term|jump2=Road Types|updated=2015-02-15|added=2015-01-30}}
{{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[wikipedia://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 Interchange|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[wikipedia://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}}
{{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 Interchange|Diverging Diamond Interchange]] 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[wikipedia://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 Interchange|Diverging Diamond Interchange]] Glossary Term|jump3=Diverging Diamond Interchange|updated=2016-01-05|added=2015-08-26}}{{Glossary_item|term=Down-Lock|anchor1=downlock|anchor2=down lock|desc=Term used to descibe the process of adjusting the Segment Lock level in WME down to match the regional standards, or 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=Drive|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Google Drive|Google Drive]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Drives|Drives]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-01-14|added=2015-02-23|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Driven Area|desc=See the [[Waze_Map_Editor#Editable_Area|Editable Area]] Wiki Page|related1=Drives|related2=Editable Area|updated=2015-10-09|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Drives|anchor1=Drive|desc=A tab in the Waze Map Editor showing a list of your drives with their map links.<br><br>See the [[#Road Types|Road Types]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Driven Area|Driven Area]] Glossary Term|related1=Drives Tab Enhancer|jump1=Road Types|jump2=Driven Area|added=2015-01-30}}{{Glossary_item|term=Drives Tab Enhancer|DTE|desc=A now obsolete browser pluin plugin that showed more drives per sub-page on the user drives tab of the Waze Map Editor.It is now bundled as an option inside the URO+ addon.<br><br>See the [[#URO+|URO+]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#DrivrsDrives|DrivrsDrives]] Glossary Term|jump1=URO+|jump2=DrivrsDrives|updated=2016-01-14|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 [http://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}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=FAQ|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Frequently Asked Questions|Frequently Asked Questions]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=FC|(abbr.)|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|noanchor=yes}}{{Glossary_item|term=FE |(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#FerryFunctional Classifiction|FerryFunctional Classifiction]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-01-27|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}{{Glossary_item|term=Federal Highway Administration|FHWA|desc=The Federal Highway Administration is an agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation that supports State and local governments in the design, construction, and maintenance of the Nation’s highway system (Federal Aid Highway Program) and various federally and tribal owned lands (Federal Lands Highway Program).<br><br>See the [http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ FHWA] External page<br>Also see the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Highway_Administration |previous FHWA names]] Wikipedia article|related1=Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Feed The Waze|desc=A Waze User created project for adding long-term traffic events (like roadworks) to the Waze map.<br><br>See the [http://feedthe.waze.hu/ Feed The Waze] External page|related1=Bot|added=2015-02-23}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Ferry|FEFY|desc={{Ferry}} is a road type in Waze used to represent ferry routes which can be taken with a vehicle.<br>{{RoadType|Ferry}}<br><br>See the [[#Road Types|Road Types]] Glossary Term|jump3=Road Types|updated=2016-01-27|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=FHWA|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Federal Highway Administration|Federal Highway Administration]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=FM|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Formal Mentoring|Formal Mentoring]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
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The Bookmarklet link below aids in searching for user profiles.<br><br>See the [[Bookmarklets#Get_user.27s_forum_profile|Bookmarklets] External page] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Profile|Profile]] Glossary Term<br>See the [] |related1=Profile|jump2=Profile|updated=2016-01-05|added=2016-01-04}}{{Glossary_item|term=FreeMap|(alias)|desc={{HighlightBarSee the [[#Waze|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content hereWaze]]Glossary Term|added=2016-01-05|noanchor=yes}}
{{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=Frontage Road|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=2015-02-23}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Functional Classifiction|FC|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>See the [[http:Road_types//docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1hUSA#Functional_classification|Functional Classification]] Wiki Page|related1=National Functional Class|updated=2016-jZe01-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]27|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=FY|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Ferry|Ferry]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-01-27|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
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{{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=See the [[#Waze Geo-Ops|Waze Geo-Ops]] 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[wikipedia://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=Geometry Handle|Handle|desc=Any object that can be used to adjust the geometry of a segment or node placement.<br><br>See the [[#Inter-geometry node|Inter-geometry node]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Geometry|Geometry]] Glossary Term|jump1=Inter-geometry node|jump2=Geometry|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=IRC|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Internet Relay Chat|Internet Relay Chat]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Island|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Median|Median]] Glossary Term|added=2015-02-27|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=ISO-8601|ISO-8601|desc=See the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_8601 |ISO-8601]] Wikipedia article<br>Also see the [http://www.waze.com/forum/ucp.php?i=165 Time preference profile settings for forum] Waze forum<br>Also see the [[Special:Preferences#mw-prefsection-datetime|Time preference profile settings for Wiki]] Wiki Page|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Israel Server|[[#IL|IL]]|anchor1=il|anchor2=Israel Waze Server|desc=The server named IL (the ISO code) for Israel 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|related1=Illinois USPS code|jump1=Banks of Servers|added=2014-05-17|noanchor1=yes}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=JSG|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Junction Style Guide|Junction Style Guide]] Glossary Term|added=2015-03-18|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Jturn|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=2015-02-23}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Jughandle|desc=Also see the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jughandle |Jughandle]] Wikipedia article|added=2015-02-26}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Junction|Junction Node|Junction Point|anchor1=Junctions|desc=[[Image:Segments Nodes Junctions.png|right|120px|border]][[Image:Junction_normal.png|left|border]]The point where two or more road segments connect at their ends. It is sometimes called a 'junction node' or 'junction point', but should not be confused with other types of nodes.<br><br>Junctions look different depending on the situation:<br/>[[Image:Junction_selected.png|border|42px]] Selected and editable segment junction<br/>[[Image:Junction_uneditable.png|border|42px]] Selected and uneditable segment junction (no permissions to change due to locks)<br/>[[Image:junction_unsaved.png|border|42px]] Changed, unsaved junction<br><br>A node should be visible at the end of a dead end road, and should be corrected if not visible.<br><br>See the [[Junction Style Guide]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Node|Nodes]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Dead End Node|Dead End Node]] Glossary Term|related1=End Point Node|jump2=Node|jump3=Dead End Node|updated=2015-02-08|added=2010-09-16}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Junction angle|anchor1=Junction angles|desc=The measured angle between any two segments connected at a junction.<br><br>Also see the [[#Junction Angle Info|Junction Angle Info]] Glossary Term|related1=Angle|jump1=Junction Angle Info|updated=2015-02-08|added=2014-09-02}}
{{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|related3=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[wikipedia://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 Barrier|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Median|Median]] Glossary Term|added=2010-10-11|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Median Divider Island|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Median|Median]] Glossary Term|added=2015-02-27|noanchor=yes}}
nanoRep was an automated support system managed by Waze directly. It provided information and basic troubleshooting information on Waze. It was accesible from the web and the Waze client app, with a characteristic "Ask a question..." box. The page has since been removed from the Waze site.<br><br>See the [[#Help Center|Help Center]] Glossary Term|jump1=Help Center|updated=2015-04-19|added=2013-06-01}}
{{Glossary_item|term=National Functional Class|NFC|desc={{HighlightBarSee the [[#Functional Classifiction|Functional Classifiction]] Glossary Term|jump1=Functional Classifiction|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1hupdated=2016-jZe01-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]27|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Navigation Guidance|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=2015-02-23}}
{{Glossary_item|term=NFC|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#National Functional Class|National Functional Class]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=PB|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Pedestrial Boardwalk|Pedestrial Boardwalk]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Pedestrial Boardwalk|PB|desc={{Pedestrian Boardwalk}} is a non-routable road type in Waze used to represent paths which should not be driven on, but which the routing server does not see these roads as an option.<br>{{RoadType|Pedestrian Boardwalks}}<br><br>See the [[#Road Types|Road Types]] Glossary Term|jump3=Road Types|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Permalink|PL|anchor1=PL - Permalink|anchor2=PermaLink|desc=A URL aka browser link<nowiki>(http://...)</nowiki> that shows the map with the same view as the user who created the Permalink (PL). Location, zoom, layers, and selected segments will be the same. You can find the icon for the Permalink in the lower right corner of the WME screen (two chains linked together). When the mouse is hovered over the icon, press Control-C to copy the Permalink to the clipboard (or right-click it and choose copy). You can then paste the PL into an e-mail or forum message so others can access what you are seeing.
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[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permalink |Permalink definition] External page] Wikipedia article|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 [[http://www.phpbb.com/|phpBB software site]] Wiki Page|jump1=Waze Forum|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=PL|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Permalink|Permalink]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-14|noanchor=yes}}
{{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=Places|Venue|Landmark|anchor1=Landmarks|desc=Waze's implementation of a POI system. Places can be either an Area or a Point which affects their display on the map, but not any other features.<br><br>See the [[Places]] Wiki Page|related1=Residential Point Place|related2=Point of Interest|related2related3=Point|related3related4=Area|related4related5=Points|related5related6=Place Update Request|updated=2015-02-22|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=PLR|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Parking Lot Road|Parking Lot Road]] Glossary Term|added=2013-06-03|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=PM|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Private Message|Private Message]] Glossary Term|added=2013-04-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Regional Manager|RM|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[wikipedia://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=RER|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Regional Expert Reviewer|Regional Expert Reviewer]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-17|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Residential Point Place|RPP|anchor1=rpp|desc=Residential point places are a way to map addresses that don't fit the house number mold.<br><br>See the [[Places#What_is_the_Residential_setting.3F_Private_and_public_places|Residential and Private Places]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Places|Places]] Glossary Term|jump2=Places|added=2016-01-27}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Rest of World|(alias)|desc=Waze term to define parts of the world that are not Canada, Israel, or U.S.A. Also used to define the Rest of the World Waze server.<br><br>See the [[#Rest of World Server|Rest of World Server]] Glossary Term|related1=International |updated=2015-04-20|added=2014-05-17|noanchor=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}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=ROW|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Rest of World Server|Rest of World Server]] Glossary Term|added=2014-05-17|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RPP|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Residential Point Place|Residential Point Place]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-27|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RR|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Rail Road|Rail Road]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RTC|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Real Time Closures|Real Time Closures]] Glossary Term|added=2015-03-16|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Server|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Banks of Servers|Banks of Servers]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-20|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Simple Segments|SimSeg|anchor1=Sim Seg|desc=See the [[WME_Toolbox]] Wiki Page|updated=2016-01-14|added=2015-02-09}}
{{Glossary_item|term=SimSeg|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Simple Segments|Simple Segments]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-14|noanchor=yes}}{{Glossary_item|term=Single Point Urban Interchange|SPUI|desc=A highway interchange designed to move large volumes of traffic through limited amounts of space safely and efficiently.<br><br>See the [[Junction_Style_Guide/Interchanges#Single-point_urban_interchange_.28SPUI.29|Single-point urban interchange]] Wiki Page<br>See the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single-point_urban_interchange |Single-point urban interchange]] Wikipedia article|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Slack|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=2015-02-21}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Sliproad|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Ramp|Ramp]] Glossary Term|added=2010-09-15|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=United States Postal Service|USPS|desc=United States Postal Service
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[wikipedia://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=UR|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Update Request|Update Request]] Glossary Term|added=2012-10-04|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=URO|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Update Report Overview|Update Report Overview]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=URO+|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Update Report Overview|Update Report Overview]] Glossary Term|related1=Drives Tab Enhancer|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=USA|(alias)|anchor1=usa|anchor2=U.S.A.|desc=While an abbreviation for United States of America, in Waze terms, it is also the name of one of the three separate sets of servers (infrastructure) containing Waze mapping and navigation systems.<br><br>See the [[#USA Server|USA Server]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-20|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=USA Server|NA Server|USA|desc=The server named "USA" for United States of America, is one of the three separate Bank of Servers (infrastructure) containing Waze mapping and navigation systems.
{{Glossary_item|term=WAS|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#WME Aerial Shifter|WME Aerial Shifter]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Wayfinder|WF|Pathfinder|anchor1=Way Finder|anchor2=Path Finder|desc=See the [[Wayfinder]] Wiki Page|added=2012-08-17}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze|FreeMap|anchor1=Free Map|anchor2=Freemap-waze|desc=Just in case you are totally lost in more Waze than one! (GizmoGuy411 humor)<br><br>See the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waze |Waze]] Wikipedia article<br>Also see the [http://www.openhub.net/p/Freemap-waze The Freemap-waze Open Source Project on Open HUB] External page|added=2016-01-05}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze AM Layers|AMGR|anchor1=AMGR - Waze AM Layers, AM Layers Editor for Country Managers|desc=Third party web tool used to visualize Managed Areas from WME-Tools.
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Glossary|Glossary|desc=The page you are now viewing is the Waze Glossary.
The Bookmarklet linked below can use be used to easily access a Glossary Term, Alias, or Abbreviation directly from your browser without opening this Wiki page first. The results open in a new browser tab.<br><br>See the [[Bookmarklets#Glossary_Entries|Glossary Bookmarklet]] Wiki Page|added=2016-01-06}}
{{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}}
This is a beta project and it in testing as of this posting date.<br><br>Also see the [[#Bot|Bot]] Glossary Term|jump2=Bot|added=2016-01-05}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Wazebot|desc=A bot|added=2016-01-05}}{{Glossary_item|term=Wazeopedia|Waze Wiki|Community Wiki|Wiki|desc=When capitalized, Wiki as used in Waze communications implies the specific Waze Wiki, which was renamed to the Wazeopdedia. (Side note: The word wiki is Hawaiian for fast.)<br><br>See the [[waze:Wazeopedia]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [http[wikipedia://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki |wiki]] Wikipedia article|added=2016-01-06}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Wazer|desc=Any user of Waze, and the name used for an anonymous user in the Waze client mobile application.<br><br>See the [[Waze symbols]] Wiki Page|added=2010-09-24}}
{{Glossary_item|term=WazeWin|(alias)|desc=See the [[##WazeWin|#WazeWin]] Glossary Term|updated=2015-02-25|added=2015-02-23|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Zoom|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=μDL|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Micro-dogleg|Micro-dogleg]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-16|noanchor=yes}}
 
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