Changes

From Wazeopedia

Glossary

5,033 bytes added, 3 years ago
Imported updated list 2016-02-02
<!--######################################
Please add entries in alphabetical ordered by the "Glossary Term"
New entries should be placed in alphabetical order sorted by the glossary term using the {{/Glossary item}} template, you can find instructions for use on the template page.
#######################################-->
{| class="wikitable sortable" border="1"!colspan="5"|<font size="5">Waze Glossary</font><br>(With sortable entries!)
|-
!Glossary Term!!Abbreviation<br />Acronym<br />Alias!!class="unsortable" |Description!!Dates<br /><small>Updated&nbsp;(U)<br />Added&nbsp;(A)</small><!--
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
{{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 [[wikipedia:Alternative_fuel_vehicle|Alternate Fuel Vehicle]] Wikipedia article|added=2015-04-20}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Alternative Interchanges|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<br>Also see the [[#Alternative Intersections|Alternative Intersections]] Glossary Term|related1=Alternative Intersections|jump2=Alternative Intersections|added=2016-01-28}}{{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<br>Also see the [[#Alternative Interchanges|Alternative Interchanges]] Glossary Term|related1=Alternative Interchanges|related2=Loon|jump2=Alternative Interchanges|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=American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials|AASHTO|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=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|anchor1=β|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 [[wikipedia: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=Bonus Candies|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Bonus points and road goodies|Bonus points and road goodies]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Bonus points and road goodies|Bonus Candies|Candies|Goodies|Road Goodies|anchor1=Candies, bonus candies|desc=Special items that appear on the Waze client app map to achive bonus points. Drive over them to collect the assciated points. These may be candy shaped, or other special shapes for various occaasions.<br><br>See the [[Your_Rank_and_Points#Road_candies|Road candies]] Wiki Page|added=2015-02-10}}
{{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.<br><br>Also see the [[#Bookmarklets|Bookmarklets]] Glossary Term|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=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 [[wikipedia: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|(alias)|anchor1=Central reservation|desc=Term commonly used in Britan In Waze, such roads may be represented a single 2-way road or by parallel roads, one for the strip of land or barrier (median) separating a Dual Carriageway (divided highway)each direction. <br><br>See the [[#MedianStrip|MedianStrip]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Dual Carriageway|Dual Carriageway]] Glossary Term|jump1=Median|jump2=Dual Carriageway|updated=20152016-0402-2001|added=2010-10-11|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=CFI|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Continuous Flow Intersection|Continuous Flow Intersection]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|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=Chat|(alias)|desc=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|CAV|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|updated=2016-01-28|added=2015-04-20}}
{{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=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=Community Action Request|CAR|desc=A system used by Waze volunteer leaders to manage ranks and permissions of Wazers.|related1=User Level Monitor|added=2015-01-30}}
{{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}}
{{anchor|D}}
<!-- ##################################################################################### -->
{{Glossary_item|term=DAB|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#DisambigutionDisambiguation|DisambigutionDisambiguation]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-01-28|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}{{Glossary_item|term=Dashboard|[[#DB|DB]]|desc=See the [[Dashboard]] Wiki Page|added=2015-01-30|noanchor1=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Data Base|[[#DB|DB]]|desc=See the [[wikipedia: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=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 [[wikipedia: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 where directions of traffic travel are separated by a barrier, strip of land, or other obstruction (, known as a median Median Strip or central reservationCentral Reservation (British English). Dual Carriageway. In Waze, such roads may be represented a single 2-way road or by parallel segmentsroads, 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=20152016-0302-2201|added=2010-10-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Dividing|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Divide|Divide]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-14|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=DLT|(abbr.)|desc=A specific type of Continuous Flow Intersection.<br><br>See the [[#Displaced Left Turn|Displaced Left Turn]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{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}}
{{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|related2updated=Central Reservation2016-02-01|added=2010-10-11|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Duplicate Cities|desc=When road segments are named with a city that is not in the immediate area, it causes problems in the city layer display.<br><br>See the [[Duplicate cities]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[Smudged_city|Smudged City]] Wiki Page|updated=2015-10-09|added=2015-01-30}}
<!-- ##################################################################################### -->
{{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 [[wikipedia: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|FY|anchor1=FE|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}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Internet Relay Chat|IRC|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=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 [[#MedianStrip|MedianStrip]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-02-01|added=2015-02-27|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=ISO-8601|ISO-8601|desc=See the [[wikipedia: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}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Junction Angle|Angle|desc=The measured angle between any two segments connected at a junction.<br><br>See the [[Junction_Style_Guide/Controlling_turn_instructions|Junction Style Guide/Controlling turn instructions]] Wiki Page|related1=Angle|updated=2015-02-08 (U)|added=2014-09-02}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Junction Angle Info|JAI|desc=A browser extension script which displays Junction Angles or Turn Angles in WME. It can also estimate what a turn instruction will be for a given turn.<br><br>See the [[Community Plugins, Extensions and Tools#WME_Junction_Angle_info|WME Junction Angle Info]] Wiki Page|related1=Angle|related2=Junction angle|related3=Turn angle|updated=2015-02-08|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Junction Box|JB|Crossroads|anchor1=Big Junctions|desc=Temporarily named Big Junctions in the following blog article that describes the concept.<br><br>See the [http://community-blog.waze.com/2014/12/big-junctions-are-coming-to-wme.html Big Junctions] Waze Blog|updated=2016-01-28|added=2015-02-26}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Junction Node|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Junction|Junction]] Glossary Term|added=2015-02-08|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Junction Node Fixer|JNF|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}}
{{anchor|L}}
<!-- ##################################################################################### -->
{{Glossary_item|term=LAM|(abbr.)|desc=Laege Area Manager<br><br>See the [[#Large Area MangerManager|Large Area MangerManager]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-01-28|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|LAM|desc=An inititive started in Ohio, followewd by Wisonsin, and is now becoming a Great Lakes Region-wide program.<br><br>See the [httpshttp://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=943&t=172955 Large Area Manager] Waze forum|updated=2016-01-06|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=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 The area separating a Divided Highwaydivided highway. This is known as a Central Reservation in BritanIt may contain [[#Median_Strip|median strip]]s and [[#Median_Segment|median segment]]s.<br><br>See Also see the [[#Median Segment|Median Segment]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[wikipedia:Median_strip#Median Strip|Median stripStrip]] Wikipedia articleGlossary Term|related1=Central ReservationDivided Highway|related2=Divided HighwayMedian Strip|related3=Median Segment|related4=Median Segment|jump1=Median Segment|jump2=Median Strip|updated=20152016-02-2701|added=2010-10-11}}{{Glossary_item|term=Median Barrier|(alias)|desc=See the [[#MedianStrip|MedianStrip]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-02-01|added=2010-10-11|noanchor=yes}}{{Glossary_item|term=Median Divider Island|(alias)|desc=See the [[#MedianStrip|MedianStrip]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-02-01|added=2015-02-27|noanchor=yes}}{{Glossary_item|term=Median Segment|desc=A segment between the two roadways of a [[#Divided_Highway|divided highway]]. It may be either connected to or disconnected from the two roadways.<br><br>Also see the [[#Median|Median]] Glossary Term|related1=Median|jump1=Median|updated=2016-02-01|added=2015-09-08}}{{Glossary_item|term=Median Segment|desc=A median segment is a segment found between two parallel roadways, in the median space. It is typically short and more-or-less perpendicular to the roadways.<br><br>See the [[#Median|Median]] Glossary Term|related1=Median|jump1=Median|added=2015-09-08}}{{Glossary_item|term=Median Strip|(alias)Median Barrier|Median Divider Island|Island|Central Reservation|desc=See Strip of land or barrier separating a [[#Divided_highway|Divided Highway]]. Known as a [[#Central_Reservation|Central Reservation]] in Britain, and occasionally abbreviated as [[#Median|Median]].<br><br>Also see the [[wikipedia:Median_strip|Median strip]] Wikipedia article<br>Also see the [[#Median|Median]] Glossary Term|related1=Median|jump2=Median|updated=2016-02-01|added=2015-02-27|noanchor=yes}}
{{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=MLT|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Michigan Left Turn|Michigan Left Turn]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-01|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=MMR|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Mega MapRaid|Mega MapRaid]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-01|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=MNTR|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Waze Mentoring Manager|Waze Mentoring Manager]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-28|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Moods|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=Motorway|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Freeway|Freeway]] Glossary Term|added=2010-09-15|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=NA Server|(alias)|desc=See the [[#USA Server|USA Server]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-20|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Name Normalization|NN|NormName|anchor1=NameNorm|desc=The process of inspecting all the segment names in an area, correcting common errors, and ensuring they conform to local naming standards. |added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=nanoRep|desc={{As of|2014|-11|-18}}, Waze has retired the use of nanoRep in favor of a Google product - the Google Help Center.
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=North America|NA|anchor1=NA - North America|desc=Commonly used to refer to Waze server serving North America<br><br>See the [[#USA Server|USA Server]] Glossary Term|jump1=USA Server|added=2012-10-04}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Not Identified|NI|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=Nuance ®|anchor1=Nuance|desc=Third party Text to Speech voice products used by Waze. In the USA and other countries the use of Nuance ® voices has been depreciated in favor of Google TTS voices.<br><br>See the [[#Voices|Voices]] Glossary Term|related1=Vocalizer ®|jump1=Voices|updated=2016-01-28|added=2015-01-30}}{{Glossary_item|term=Nuggets|anchor1=Nugget|desc=Global wiki pages are broken down into smaller individual pieces. We refer to these smaller pieces of knowledge as nuggets.<br><br>See the [[waze:Wazeopedia#Nuggets|Nuggets]] Wiki Page|updated=2016-01-28|added=2015-10-07}}
<!-- ##################################################################################### -->
{{anchor|O}}
<!-- ##################################################################################### -->
{{Glossary_item|term=OP|desc=See the [[#Opening Post|Opening Post]] Glossary Term|jump1=Opening Post|added=2016-01-28}}{{Glossary_item|term=Opening Post|OP|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=OP|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Origin|desc=Starting point for a driving route, with the destination being the ending point.
(This term may later be combined with "Starting Point".)
{{Glossary_item|term=Real Time Search Engine|RTSE|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=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|RCI|desc=See the [http://www.dot.state.mn.us/roadwork/rci.html RCI] External page|updated=2016-01-28|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=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|RCUT|desc=See the [http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/safety/09059/ Restricted Crossing U-Turn Intersection - FHWA] External page|updated=2016-01-28|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}}
While the server is named "USA", it '''also includes Canada'''.<br><br>See the [[#Banks of Servers|Banks of Servers]] Glossary Term|related1=North America|jump1=Banks of Servers|added=2015-04-20}}
{{Glossary_item|term=User Level Monitor|ULM|desc=Deprecated term. Replaced Waze has replaced is with the Community Action Request.<br><br>See the [[#Community Action Request|Community Action Request]] Glossary Term|jump1=Community Action Request|updated=2016-01-28|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=User Page profile|anchor1=User Profile|desc=This is the Wazeopedia User Page profile used within Waze MediaWiki system.
{{Glossary_item|term=Validator|(alias)|desc=See the [[#WME Validator|WME Validator]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Venue|(alias)|desc=Internal term used within the WME code to identify Places.<br><br>See the [[#Places|Places]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Vocalizer ®|desc=A tool used by Waze to control Nuance ® voices. In the USA and other countries the use of Nuance ® voices has been depreciated in favor of Google voices.<br><br>See the [[#Nuance ®|Nuance ®]] Glossary Term|jump1=Nuance ®|updated=2016-01-28|added=2015-04-01}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Voice|desc=Various male and female voices are available based on location, in a number of languages to provider spoken navigation instuctions.
{{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 [[wikipedia: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 One tool used to visualize Managed Areas from WME-in a suite of tools provided by Waze.Tools, which is a Waze unofficial site maintained by the Italian Waze CommunityComing soon as announced in early 2015: http://waze.tools<br><br>See the [http://WME-TOOLS[#Waze.com WME-TOOLSTools|Waze.comTools] External page<br>Also see the [http://waze.tools Coming soon: waze.tools] External pageGlossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Area Manager|Area Manager]] Glossary Term|related1=Minimum Bounding Box|jump1=Waze.Tools|jump3=Area Manager|updated=2016-01-28|added=2014-10-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Cafe|anchor1=Waze Café|desc=See the [http://sites.google.com/site/2016wazemeetupinfo/about-meetups/waze-cafe 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 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|Waze Map Team|Map Team|desc=Waze 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 [[#IGN Editors|IGN Editors]] Glossary Term|jump1=IGN Editors|updated=2016-01-0528|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 Glossary|Glossary|desc=The page you are now viewing is the Waze Glossary.
It contains '''<big>541 555 Total Entries {149 151 (abbr.), 76 77 (alias), 344 327 Main Terms}</big>'''
The Bookmarklet linked below can 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 Map Team|(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=Waze Meetups|Meet-Ups|Meet Ups|desc=See the [http://sites.google.com/site/2016wazemeetupinfo/ 2016 Meetups] Waze Site|added=2016-01-05}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Mentoring Manager|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Waze Mentoring Manager|Waze Mentoring Manager]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-28|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Mentoring Manager|MNTR|Mentoring Manager|desc=One tool in a suite of tools provided by Waze.Tools, which is a Waze unofficial site maintained by the Italian Waze Community.<br><br>See the [[#Waze.Tools|Waze.Tools]] Glossary Term|jump1=Waze.Tools|added=2016-01-28}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Mobile|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=Waze Streetview|WSV|desc=A reference to the Google Streetview imagery displayed '''inside''' the Waze Map Editor.<br><br>See the [[#Google Streetview|Google Streetview]] Glossary Term|jump1=Google Streetview|added=2015-03-25}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Team|desc=Term used for the Offical Waze staff. <br><br>See the [http://www.waze.com/about/team The Team] External page|added=2015-02-25}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Transport SDK|desc=The Waze Transport SDK (software development kit for Android iOS) allows partners to easily implement some of Waze’s most useful features, natively in their own apps.<br><br>See the [http://www.waze.com/sdk Waze Transport SDK] External page<br>Also see the [http://wazeblogs-en.blogspot.ie/2016/01/waze-announces-transport-sdk.html?m=1 Waze Transport SDK] Waze Blog|added=2016-01-28}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Wiki|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Wazeopedia|Wazeopedia]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-01-06|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze.Tools|anchor1=Waze Tools|desc=A suite of tools provided by Waze.Tools, which is a Waze unofficial site maintained by the Italian Waze Community.<br><br>See the [http://waze.tools Waze.Tools] External page<br>Also see the [http://wme-tools.com/ WME-TOOLS.com (old site)] External page|related1=Waze AM Layers|related2=Waze Mentoring Manager|added=2016-01-28}}{{Glossary_item|term=Wazebot|WB|anchor1=!WB|anchor2=!Wazebot|desc=Wazebot is an automated GHO account, able to provide additional useful GHO features. Wazebot is available to help in Google Hangouts used by the Waze Editing Community, upon request by those authorizedto add the bot. This is a beta project and it is testing as of this posting date.<br><br>See the [http://vaindil.com/wazebot/ Wazebot] External page<br>Also see the [[#Bot|Bot]] Glossary Term|related1=Bot|jump2=Bot|updated=2016-01-28|added=2016-01-05}}{{Glossary_item|term=Wazeopedia|Waze Wiki|Community Wiki|Wiki|desc=Wazeopedia is the new name for the Waze community wiki, and also the project name for converting the existing wiki into the new framework. When capitalized, "Wiki" as used in Waze communications, implies the specific "Waze Wiki", or "Wazeopedia".
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=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 [[wikipedia: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=WB|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Wazebot|Wazebot]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-27|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=WF|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Wayfinder|Wayfinder]] Glossary Term|added=2012-08-17|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Wiki|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Wazeopedia|Wazeopedia]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-01-06|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{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|(alias)|desc=See the [Map [#WME Editor Chat|WME Editor Chat] ] Glossary Term|updated=2016-01-0528|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=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 Geometrics|desc=See the [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=129735 WME Geometrics] Waze forum|related1=WME GPS Track View|added=2016-01-28}}{{Glossary_item|term=WME GPS Track View|desc=See the [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=88637 WME GPS Track View] Waze forum<br>Also see the [[#WME Geometrics|WME Geometrics]] Glossary Term|jump2=WME Geometrics|added=2016-01-28}}{{Glossary_item|term=WME Invalidated Camera Mass Eraser|desc=For carful use only senior editors.<br><br>See the [https://greasyfork.org/en/scripts/2377-wme-invalidated-camera-mass-eraser Script's] External page<br>Also see the [https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1316&t=84670 Script's French] Waze forum|added=2016-02-02}}{{Glossary_item|term=WME LevelReset - USA|anchor1=WME LevelReset|desc=Script version of the WME LevelReset tool, to make relocking segments to their appropriate lock level easy & quick.<br><br>See the [http://greasyfork.org/en/scripts/16410-wme-levelreset-usa Script's] External page|added=2016-01-31}}
{{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}}
{{Glossary_item|term=WME Validator|WMEV|Validator|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}}
0
edits