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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 [[wikipedia:Hashtag|hashtag]] Wikipedia article|updated=2015-02-25|added=2015-02-23}}
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{{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 Junction 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 Info Visualizations|AMIV|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|ARC|desc=The following temporary page was approved and An assistant to the link here will be changed once the page is merged into the WikiRegional Coordinator.<br><br>See the [[User:Orbitc/Assistant Regional Coordinator|Assistant Regional Coordinator]] Wiki Page<br>See Also 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=Avatar|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yetThe Waze "hard hat" icon that appears on the map at the location where the editor is working; visible when the Live Users layer is selected in the Waze Map Editor.''}}<br><br>See the [http[Waze_Map_Editor/Chat#Features]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[Template:AM/Editor|AM/docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1hEditor Template]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[Wikipedia:Avatar (computing)|Avatar (computing)]] Wikipedia article|updated=2016-jZe04-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]01|added=2015-02-23}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=Badges|desc={{HighlightBar|Graphic indicators of an editor''Content for this entry has not been generated yets group memberships and/or rank, displayed on their posts in the Waze Forum, and in the editor tables of the state wiki pages.''}}<br><br>See the [[Your_Rank_and_Points#Forum_badges]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[httpTemplate:AM//docsBadge#AM.google.com2FBadge|AM/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1hBadge Template]] Wiki Page|updated=2016-jZe04-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]01|added=2015-02-23}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Banks of Servers|Server|desc=One of the three separate sets of servers (infrastructure) containing Waze mapping and navigation systems. The three are "IL" for "Israel", "USA" for the "United States of America" (which also includes Canada), and the "ROW" for the "Rest of the World", or simply "World".<br><br>See the [[Banks of Servers]] Wiki Page|related1=Israel Server|related2=Rest of World Server|related3=USA Server|updated=2015-06-29|added=2015-04-20}}
{{Glossary_item|term=BBCode|desc=BBCode is a special implementation of HTML to enhance forum posts. In addition to the standard BBCodes as described in the guide linked below, Waze has added custom BBCodes, including: Table, Hide, and YouTube. Usage of the Hide and YouTube codes are obvious when applied from the forum posting toolbar. The Table code however requires additional explanation.
*No other Table tags or tag attributes are available as of the date indicated for this Glossary Term.
Hovering over an icon in the forum post editing toolbar will give a very short usage help for many of the BBCode, while the link below gives a more indepth explanation of the standard codes. (The Waxe Waze added BBCodes of Hide, Table and YouTube are not included.)<br><br>See the [http://www.waze.com/forum/faq.php?mode=bbcode Forum FAQ BBCode Guide] Waze forum|related1=Community Forum|updated=2016-02-15|added=2015-02-25}}
{{Glossary_item|term=BC|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Best Continuation|Best Continuation]] Glossary Term|added=2014-09-14|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=BDP|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Big Detour Prevention|Big Detour Prevention]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-08-05|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Best Continuation|BC|anchor1=BC - Best Continuation|desc=The segment that Waze determines is what drivers would consider the "no turning path" or "going straight" through the intersection. This segment will get a 'continue' instruction, which is ignored by the client app.<br><br>See the [[Best continuation]] Wiki Page|added=2014-09-14}}
{{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=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=Big Detour Prevention|BDP|desc=A system designed to prevent routing off, and then back on to the same Freeway/Highway for a small savings in time.<br><br>See the [[Detour Prevention Mechanisms#Big Detours|Detour Prevention Mechanisms]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Small Detour Prevention|Small Detour Prevention]] Glossary Term|related1=Detour Prevention Mechanism|jump2updated=Small Detour Prevention2016-08-05|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Big Green Sign|BGS|anchor1=green|anchor2=BGS - Big Green Sign|desc=A Big Green Sign is the US standard road signage for exits and other information.<br><br>Also see the [[#Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices|Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices]] Glossary Term|related1=Little Green Sign|jump1=Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices|added=2012-08-18}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Big List|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Abbreviations|Abbreviations]] Glossary Term|added=2015-02-23|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Cartouche|desc=Name of Waze map editor system prior to the Waze Map Editor.<br><br>See the [[#Waze Map Editor|Waze Map Editor]] Glossary Term|related1=Descartes|jump1=Waze Map Editor|added=2015-01-30}}
{{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 [[#Center Code|Center Code]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Connected Citizens Program|Connected Citizens Program]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Center CodeCountry Coordinator|Center CodeCountry Coordinator]] Glossary Term|updated=2015-02-22|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=CC|(abbr.)|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=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 The software application program for this entry has not been generated yeta phone or tablet that runs the Waze application and delivers the data from the Waze servers.''}}<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 [[wikipedia:Cloud_storage|Cloud Storage]] Wikipedia article|related1=Dropbox|related2=Google Drive|added=2015-04-20}}
{{Glossary_item|term=CM|desc=See the [[#Community Manager|Community Manager]] Glossary Term|jump1=Community Manager|added=2016-08-05}}
{{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=Regional Coordinator|related2=User Level Monitor|added=2015-01-30}}{{Glossary_item|term=Community Forum|Forum|Waze Forum|Waze Community Forum|anchor1=phpBB|desc=The online platform used for exchanging information about the use of the Waze app and the editing of Waze map data.The Waze Community Forum is Powered currently powered by the phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group.<br><br>See the [http://www.waze.com/forum/ Community Forum] Waze forum<br>Also see the [[#BBCode|BBCode]] Glossary Term|related1=phpBB ®|jump2=BBCode|updated=2016-0204-1501|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|related1=CM|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=Global Champ|related5=Local Champ|related6=Mentor|related7=Regional Coordinator|related8=State Manager|jump2=Roles|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Community Wiki|(alias)|anchor1=Waze Community Wiki|desc=See the [[#Wazeopedia|Wazeopedia]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-01-06|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=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=Construction Zone|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Work Zone|Work Zone]] Glossary Term|added=2016-03-04|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 [[wikipedia: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 Coordinator|[[#CC|CC]]|desc=Term used in some countries other than the US. A Country Coordinator is a Waze appointed Coordinator for an entire country, similar to a Regional Coordinator in larger countries.<br><br>See the [[#Coordinator|Coordinator]] 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=Coordinator|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}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=DAB|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Disambiguation|Disambiguation]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-01-28|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Dashboard|[[#DB|DB]]|desc=Dashboards usef in Waze may include any of the following:(Note that Dashboard should not confused with Scoreboard.)<br><br>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}}
(This term may later be combined with "Ending Point".)<br><br>See the [[#Ending Point|Ending Point]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Origin|Origin]] Glossary Term|jump1=Ending Point|jump2=Origin|added=2015-04-01}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Detour Prevention Mechanism|desc=See the [[Detour Prevention Mechanisms]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Big Detour Prevention|Big Detour Prevention]] Glossary Term|jump2=Big Detour Prevention|updated=2015-10-08|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Detour Prevention Mechanisms|DP|anchor1=Detour Prevention Mechanism|desc=Systems to help prevent undesired routing for for certain circumstances.<br><br>See the [[Detour_Prevention_Mechanisms]] Wiki Page|added=2016-08-05}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Direct Message|DM|desc=Term used to make direct contact with person with various messaging systems.|added=2016-04-01}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Directionality|desc=The direction a segment will allow routing traffic across it as One-way, Two-way, or Unknown. For one-way segments, you must specify if runs from the "A" node to the "B" node, or vice-a-versa.<br><br>See the [[Creating and editing road segments#Set_Road_Type.2C_Direction.2C_and_Elevation|Creating and editing road segments]] Wiki Page|updated=2015-10-10|added=2010-09-16}}
{{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.<br><br>See the [[Wikipedia:Disambiguation]] Wikipedia article|updated=20152016-1002-1016|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 [[wikipedia: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 [[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=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=DM|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Direct Message|Direct Message]] Glossary Term|added=2016-04-01|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Dogleg|anchor1=Dog Leg|desc=A dogleg is a shift in a road. Normally, when Road A meets Road B, both segments of Road A are at the same junction. In a dogleg, they don't match up. To cross road B on Road A, you must turn briefly onto Road B and turn back onto Road A short distance later. It is called a dogleg because it has the characteristic shape of a dog's leg.<br>
''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=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 [[wikipedia: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|anchor3=dwlock|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=DP|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Detour Prevention Mechanisms|Detour Prevention Mechanisms]] Glossary Term|added=2016-08-05|noanchor=yes}}
{{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=20152016-1002-0922|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 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 [[#Drives|Drives]] Glossary Term|jump1=URO+|jump2=Drives|updated=2016-01-14|added=2015-01-30}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=EA|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Editable Area|Editable Area]] Glossary Term|added=2016-02-21|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Editable Area|EA|desc=An area where a Wazer has permission to edit in the WME maps. These areas may be either granted due to it being a driven area, or assigned. <br><br>See the [[Editable_area|Editable Area]] Wiki Page|added=2016-02-21}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Editable Area|desc=The entire area within which you area able to edit items in the Waze Map Editor. This includes your driven, and managed areas.<br>
Also a WME Layer which highlights this area on the map. The WME "Editable Area" Layer does not however highlight the entire country if you are a Country Manager.<br><br>See the [[Waze_Map_Editor#Editable_Area|Editable Area]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Driven Area|Driven Area]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Managed Area|Managed Area]] Glossary Term|jump2=Driven Area|jump3=Managed Area|updated=2015-04-16|added=2013-01-23}}
(This term may later be combined with "Destination".)|related1=Origin|related2=Destination|related3=Starting Point|added=2015-04-01}}
{{Glossary_item|term=ERL|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Experimental Road Layer|Experimental Road Layer]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-17|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Estimated Time of Arrival|ETA|desc={{HighlightBar|'The time calculated by the Waze routing server for arrival at the user'Content for this entry has not been generated yets destination when a selected route is followed.''}}<br><br>See the [[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1hRouting_server]] Wiki Page|updated=2016-jZe04-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]01|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=ETA|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Estimated Time of Arrival|Estimated Time of Arrival]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Etiquette|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Waze Etiquette|Waze Etiquette]] Glossary Term|related1=Regional Coordinator|added=2016-04-15|noanchor=yes}}{{Glossary_item|term=Events|anchor1=Event|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yetScheduled activities, including Waze "Mega Events," that cause changes in traffic patterns; editors can add map closures or restrictions timed to these events.''}}<br>[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Experimental Road Layer|ERL|desc=A new layer in the WME with updated graphic display of the roads. It is eventually planned to replace the existing road layer.<br><br>See the [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=129884&p=1038394&hilit=%27experimental%20roads%27#p1038394 announcement] Waze forum|added=2015-04-17}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Expert|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Waze Expert|Waze Expert]] Glossary Term|updated=2015-02-26|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=FC|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Functional Classifiction|Functional 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 [[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|anchor1=Feed the Waze|desc=This is a Waze User created project for adding long-term traffic events (like roadworks) to the Waze map. <br><br>See the [http://www.feedthe.waze.hu/ Feed The Waze] External page|related1=Bot|related2=WazeBot|added=2016-08-05}}{{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|related2=WazeBot|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=Fork|anchor1=fork|desc=A point in a road where the road diverges to separate roads. This is common where a new Freeway diverges off an existing freeway, and also where a frontage road (aka service road) starts off of a main road.
This is the MUTCD definition of "Split", and has been refered to as a "split in the road" in the past. However use of the word "split" has been ddepracated depracated in the Waze vernacular.<br><br>See the [[Junction_Style_Guide/Interchanges#Freeway.2Fhighway_splits|Freeway forks]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#MUTCD|MUTCD]] Glossary Term|related1=Split|jump2=MUTCD|added=2015-03-22}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Formal Mentoring|FM|desc=The process of rapidly advancing editors skills and knowledge through an assigned mentor, in a formal arrangement with set expectations and time limits.<br><br>See the [[Mentoring/Formal|Formal Mentoring]] Wiki Page|related1=Mentor|related2=Mentoring|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Forms|desc=See the [[Forms]] Wiki Page|added=2015-01-30}}
{{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={{HighlightBarA secondary road that runs parallel to a principal route or highway, linking traffic to surface streets accessing businesses and residence.<br><br>See the [[Road_types/USA#Primary_Street|''Content for this entry has not been generated yet.''}}Frontage road in Primary Street section]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[httpwikipedia://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1hFrontage_road]] Wikipedia article|updated=2016-jZe08-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]05|added=2015-02-23}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Functional Classifiction|FC|desc=See the [[Road_types/USA#Functional_classification|Functional Classification]] Wiki Page|related1=National Functional Class|updated=2016-01-27|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=Google Hangouts|GHO|Hangout|HO|HoG|anchor1=Hangouts|desc=An instant communication platform used by many of the local communities. It offers private and group messaging with images, voice, and video calling.<br><br>See the [//hangouts.google.com Google Hangouts] External page|updated=2015-09-17|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Google Map Maker|GMM|desc=The map editor used to modify Google Maps.<br><br>See the [http://www.google.com/mapmaker Google Map Maker] External page|updated=2015-04-20|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Google Maps|GMAP|desc={{HighlightBar|Google''Content for this entry has not been generated yets mapping and navigation interface; one of the third-party sites that supplements the Places databases in Waze search.''}}<br><br>See the [http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h[Using_external_sources]] Wiki Page|updated=2016-jZe08-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]05|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Google Sheets|desc=A Google product often used for Waze projects.<br><br>See the [http://www.google.com/sheets/about/ Google Sheets] External page|related1=Google Forms|updated=2015-04-20|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Google StreetviewStreet View|SV|GSV|Street View|anchor1=StreetView|anchor2=Streetview|anchor3=SV - Street View|anchor4=Google StreetView|desc=Google Maps provides the ability to see local roads from the driver's perspective using the Map Editor Interface and Controls Street View.<br><br>See the [[Map_Editor_Interface_and_Controls#Street_View|Streetview]] Wiki Page|related1=Waze StreetviewStreet View|updated=2015-04-20|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Gore|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Gore Point|Gore Point]] Glossary Term|added=2015-02-26|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Gore Point|Gore|desc=A small triangular piece of land. The (typically) grassy area where the an exit sign is placed. It also describes the area of land where the ramp merges with the highway.|updated=2015-02-26|added=2014-11-02}}
{{Glossary_item|term=GPS|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Global Positioning System|Global Positioning System]] Glossary Term|added=2014-02-17|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Grade|desc=The elevation of a road with respect to surrounding roads. So a road would normally be at-grade - ground level.. A road going underneath in a tunnel would be below grade. A road going over would be above grade. At complicated junctions such as freeway interchanges there can be many grade levels.<br>
{{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|anchor1=Group|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 StreetviewStreet View|Google StreetviewStreet View]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=High Occupancy Toll|HOT|HOT Lane|anchor1=HOT, HOT Lane - High Occupancy Toll|desc=A lane that permits single passenger vehicles who choose to pay a toll to take advantage of an HOV lane that generally moves faster than the other lanes in the same direction.<br><br>See the [[#Car Pool Lane|Car Pool Lane]] Glossary Term|jump1=Car Pool Lane|updated=2015-02-27|added=2014-08-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=High Occupancy Vehicle|HOV|anchor1=HOV, HOV Lane - High Occupancy Vehicle|desc=A vehicle with a minimum number of passangers, at least two. Local regulations can specify HOV to mean at least two, three, or four passenger in the vehicle. Vehicles meeting these specifications may be entitled to special privileges.<br><br>See the [[#Car Pool Lane|Car Pool Lane]] Glossary Term|related1=Clean Air Vehicle|jump1=Car Pool Lane|added=2010-09-16}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Highest Rank of Connected Segments|HRCS|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=2016-02-16}}
{{Glossary_item|term=HM|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Hazardous Materials|Hazardous Materials]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-09|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=HN|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#House Numbers|House Numbers]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=HOV|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#High Occupancy Vehicle|High Occupancy Vehicle]] Glossary Term|added=2010-09-16|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=HOV Lane|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Car Pool Lane|Car Pool Lane]] Glossary Term|added=2014-08-11|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=HRCS|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Highest Rank of Connected Segments|Highest Rank of Connected Segments]] Glossary Term|added=2016-02-16|noanchor=yes}}
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{{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}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Internet Relay Chat|IRC|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content A protocol used by a program that enables real-time text exchanges among multiple users; various clients have been used for this entry has not been generated yetIRC in Waze.''}}<br><br>See the [[http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1hDiscussion_Forums]] Wiki Page|updated=2016-jZe08-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]05|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 Strip|Median Strip]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-02-01|added=2015-02-27|noanchor=yes}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=LAM|(abbr.)|desc=Laege Large Area Manager<br><br>See the [[#Large Area Manager|Large Area Manager]] 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 followed by Wisonsin, and is now becoming which started to become a Great Lakes Region-wide programas of early 2016.<br><br>See the [http://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=LGS|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Little Green Sign|Little Green Sign]] Glossary Term|added=2015-06-01|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Little Green Sign|LGS|desc=A less conspicuos conspicuous variation of a Big Green Sign, it is a small green sign usually placed on the side a road road. Green roadway signs in the US are used for exits and other navigational information.<br><br>Also see the [[#Big Green Sign|Big Green Sign]] Glossary Term|jump1=Big Green Sign|added=2015-06-01}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Live Map|LM|anchor1=Livemap|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=Live Map UR Overlay|LMUR|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=Local Champ|LC|Waze Local Champ|anchor1=Local Champ (LC)|desc=An editor selected by Waze management or the local community leadership to join the local community leadership of a specific country. These are editors that show long standing contributions to the Waze community for their country.<br><br>See the [[Roles_and_responsibilities#Local_Champs|Local Champs]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Community Roles|Community Roles]] Glossary Term|jump2=Community Roles|updated=2015-03-04|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Lock|desc=See the [[#Segment Lock|Segment Lock]] Glossary Term|jump1=Segment Lock|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Locking Standards Tool|LST|desc=The Locking Standards Tool script highlights and sets locks based on your areas standards.<br><br>See the [https://greasyfork.org/en/scripts/9724-locking-standards-tool-lst script home] External page<br>Also see the [http://bit.ly/1oz2pCT slide-show presentation] External page|added=2016-02-20}}
{{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}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Loops|desc=See the [[Junction_Style_Guide#Loops]] Wiki Page|updated=2016-01-04|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=LST|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Locking Standards Tool|Locking Standards Tool]] Glossary Term|added=2016-02-20|noanchor=yes}}
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The Bookmarklet link below aids in searching for user profiles.<br><br>See the [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=168973 New! Map-Editor Profile] Waze forum<br>Also see the [[#Profile|Profile]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[Bookmarklets#User_information_and_communication|Profile related Bookmarklets]] Wiki Page|related1=Profile|jump2=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 map in 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=2016-0108-0405|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|desc=The area separating a divided highway. It may contain [[#Median_Strip|median strip]]s and [[#Median_Segment|median segment]]s.<br><br>Also see the [[#Median Segment|Median Segment]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Median Strip|Median Strip]] Glossary Term|related1=Divided Highway|related2=Median Strip|related3=Median Segment|related4=Median Segment|jump1=Median Segment|jump2=Median Strip|updated=2016-02-01|added=2010-10-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Median Barrier|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Median Strip|Median Strip]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-02-01|added=2010-10-11|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Median Divider Island|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Median Strip|Median Strip]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-02-01|added=2015-02-27|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Median Segment|desc=A road segment within the median space which is between the two essentially parallel roadways of a [[#Divided_Highway|divided highway]]. It may be either connected is typically short and more-or-less perpendicular to or disconnected from the two roadways.<br><br>Also see See the [[#Median|Median]] Glossary Term|related1=Median|jump1=Median|updated=2016-0208-0105|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|Median Barrier|Median Divider Island|Island|Central Reservation|desc=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}}
{{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 Icons for this entry has not been generated yetvarious moods that are settable in the Waze App.''}}<br><br>See the [http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h[Editing_rank_USA]] Wiki Page|updated=2016-jZe04-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here]01|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=MP|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Map Problem|Map Problem]] Glossary Term|added=2014-08-11|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Papyrus|desc=Old working name for the Waze Map Editor.<br><br>See the [[#Waze Map Editor|Waze Map Editor]] Glossary Term|jump1=Waze Map Editor|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Parking Lot Road|PLR|anchor1=PLR - Parking Lot Road|desc={{Parking Lot Road}} is a road type used in Waze for the internal roads of parking lots and driveways. Not all internal parking lot roads, and driveways are supposed to be on the map. Not to be confused with the Area Place called Parking Lot.<br>{{RoadType|Parking Lot Road}}<br><br>See the [[#Road Types|Road Types]] Glossary Term|jump2=Road Types|updated=2015-02-15|added=2013-06-03}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Partial Restrictions|[[#PR|PR]]|anchor1=Partial Restriction|desc=The "umbrella" term that refers to Turn Restrictions and/or Segment Restrictions.<br><br>See the [[Partial_restrictions]] Wiki Page<br>See the [[#Road Types|Road Types]] Glossary Term|jump3=Road Types|added=2016-08-05|noanchor1=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Pathfinder|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Wayfinder|Wayfinder]] Glossary Term|added=2012-08-17|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=Points|anchor1=Point|desc="Points" as used with rank and edits. (not the same as "Point" as used in Area Point)<br><br>See the [[#Rank|Rank]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Places|Places]] Glossary Term|related1=Point|jump1=Rank|jump2=Places|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Pothole|anchor1=Kettle|anchor2=Chuckhole|desc=Also called a kettle or chuckhole, is a type of disruption in the surface of a roadway where a portion of the road material has broken away, leaving a hole. The Waze client allows users to report this.<br><br>See the [http://support.google.com/waze/answer/6080884 Create a report] Waze Help Center article|added=2012-07-21}}
{{Glossary_item|term=PR|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Partial Restrictions|Partial Restrictions]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Private Road|Private Road]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-08-05|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Primary Street|PS|anchor1=PS - Primary Street|desc={{Primary Street}} is a road type in Waze, typically used to represent the collector roads in a city. The Road Types entry lists all the road types in order.<br>{{RoadType|Primary Street}}<br><br>See the [[#Road Types|Road Types]] Glossary Term|jump2=Road Types|updated=2015-02-15|added=2014-08-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Private Installations|desc=See the [[Private Installations]] Wiki Page|added=2015-01-30}}
{{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|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|noanchor1=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Profile|desc=This refers to any of the various profiles within the Waze systems.
{{Glossary_item|term=Ramp|Sliproad|anchor1=Slip Road|desc=A freeway entrance or exit; AKA a sliproad. Ramps may be on-ramps or off-ramps. Ramps are used to connect roads at a different grade from the connecting road or freeway, and are handled specially by the Waze routing, and client.<BR>{{RoadType|Ramps}}<br><br>See the [[#Road Types|Road Types]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[Junction Style Guide]] Wiki Page|jump2=Road Types|updated=2015-02-15|added=2010-09-15}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Rank|Lock level|desc=Generally refers to Map Editing Rank, or road lock ranks. See [[Level (disambiguation)|Level]] for other related terms.<br><br>See the [[Your_Rank_and_Points#Map_editing_rank|Map Editor Ranks]] Wiki Page<br>See the [[Editing_permissions#Lock_rank|Segment Lock Rank]] Wiki Page|related1=Points|added=2013-10-17}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RCRBS|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Regional CoordinatorRouting Beta Server|Regional Coordinator]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Release Candidate|Release CandidateRouting Beta Server]] Glossary Term|added=20152016-0108-3005|noanchor=yes}}{{Glossary_item|term=RC|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Regional Coordinator|Regional Coordinator]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-08-05|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RCI|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Reduced Conflict Intersection|Reduced Conflict Intersection]] Glossary Term|added=2015-04-01|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RCUT|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Restricted Crossing U-Turn Intersection|Restricted Crossing U-Turn Intersection]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|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|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=Region|Regional|anchor1=Regions|desc=Waze typically uses this term to imply large multi country areas, whereas in the USA the term is used to define multi state areas.  Similarly the word "Local" is typically used by Waze in reference to a country, where as it can also be used commonly in reference to a much more "local" area.<br><br>See the [[#Regional Coordinator|Regional Coordinator]] Glossary Term|jump1=Regional Coordinator|added=2016-08-05}}{{Glossary_item|term=Regional|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Region|Region]] Glossary Term|added=2016-08-05|noanchor=yes}}{{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 RolesAction Request|Community RolesAction Request]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Country CoordinatorEtiquette|Country CoordinatorEtiquette]] Glossary Term|related1=Release CandidateRegion|related2=Coordinator|related3=Country Coordinator|related4=Assistant Regional Coordinator|jump2=Community RolesAction Request|jump3=Country CoordinatorEtiquette|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|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 [[wikipedia: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}}
{{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=Restriction 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]|updated=2016-08-05|added=2015-01-30}}
{{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=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=Road Muching|anchor1=Road munching|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=2010-10-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Road Munching|desc=Earning points by driving over roads (distance traveled).<br><br>See the [[#Cookie Munching|Cookie Munching]] Glossary Term|jump1=Cookie Munching|added=2010-10-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Road Munching|anchor1=Road munching|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]|updated=2016-08-05|added=2010-10-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Road Report|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=Road Types|desc=Road types as used in WME, listed by their hierarchy of preference.
{{!}}-
{{!}} {{Runway/Taxiway}} {{!}}{{!}} style=text-align:center;{{!}}RW
{{!}}}</small></small><br><br>See the [[Road types/USA]] Wiki Page|related1=Drives|related2=Freeway|related3=Major Highway|related4=Minor Highway|related5=Ramp|related6=Primary Street|related7=Street|related8=Dirt Road|related9=Parking Lot Road|related10=Partial Restrictions|related11=Private Road|related11related12=Ferry|related12related13=Walking Trail|related13related14=Pedestrial Boardwalk|related14related15=Stairway|related15related16=Rail Road|related16related17=Runway/Taxiway|updated=2015-02-14|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Roles|desc=Roles are assigned to users, and indicate involvment in certain areas of Waze. They can be used to identify a users place in the community leadership hierarchy,a special interest, knowledge, or skills set. There are a number of different roles in Waze. <br><br>See the [[Roles and responsibilities]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=564&t=44627&p=403493#p403493 Reorganization of the Community: What does my role mean?] Waze forum<br>Also see the [[Your Rank and Points]] Wiki Page|related1=Community Roles|related2=Editing Roles|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=ROTW|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Rest of World Server|Rest of World Server]] Glossary Term|added=2015-02-21|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Roundabout|RA|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=2015-02-09}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Roundabout angle|desc=The relative position in compass degrees where a segment connects to a roundabout.<br><br>See the [[Interactive_junction_instruction_algorithm#roundabout_angle|Roundabout Angle]] Wiki Page|related1=Angle|updated=2015-02-08|added=2914-09-02}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Routing PenaltiesBeta Server|RBS|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=2016-08-05}}{{Glossary_item|term=Routing Penalties|desc=The Waze routing servers use a system that associates restricted turns and directions as a penalty amount. When it then compares the different routes, it looks at the cumulative penalty points and the lowest amount of penalty points is the better route.<br><br>See the [[Routing_penalties]] Wiki Page|updated=2016-08-05|added=2015-01-30}}
{{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=Sandbox|desc=An area used for testing. For Waze map editing, it is an area used primarily by senior editors to evaluate the various results of map edits.<br><br>See the [[wikipedia:Sandbox_(software_development)]] Wikipedia article|added=2016-02-02}}
{{Glossary_item|term=SB|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Scoreboard|Scoreboard]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Scoreboard|SB|desc={{HighlightBar|''Content for this entry has not been generated yetThe Scoreboard is found in the Waze cient app in the "My Waze" menu. It shows your points achieved as compared to others and your corresponding points ranking.''}}<br>[http://docs(Not to be confused with Edit Ranks.google) (Scoreboard should not be confused with Dashboard.com/forms/d/1USq9LtsTg2qnO2k1h-jZe-acoNXzqIE20IkM7NDv8FY/viewform Suggest content here])|added=2015-01-30}}{{Glossary_item|term=SDP|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Small Detour Prevention|Small Detour Prevention]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-08-05|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Search Codes|Codes|desc=Special codes you can search for in the client app, to perform various functions.<br><br>See the [[Search codes]] Wiki Page|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Seg|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Segment|Segment]] Glossary Term|added=2015-02-25|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=SM|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#State Manager|State Manager]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=SM|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Self-Management|Self-Management]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30}}
{{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|related1updated=Big Detour Prevention2016-08-05|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|SWL|desc=A form of painted lane markings, commonly abbreviated in Waze communications.|added=2016-01-04}}
Speed Limits will become available in each country as soon as enough are verified in the country.
Additional links will be added in the future as Speed Limit Wiki pages are developed. Meanwhile Please consult your you Local Wiki or Wikis and Champs for guidance on correct speed limit entry in your areaany possible exceptions. In the US, please consult you Regional and State Wikis and leaders as well.<br><br>See the [[Speed limits/USA]] Wiki Page<br>See the [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1464&t=177543 Wiki discussion] Waze forum|addedupdated=2016-02-1322|updatedadded=2016-02-2213}}
{{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=Status|desc=See the [status.waze.com Waze Status Page] External page|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Street|ST|desc={{Street}} is the lowest public road type in Waze, typically used to represent the local roads in a city. The Road Types entry lists all the road types in order.<br>{{RoadType|Street}}<br><br>See the [[#Road Types|Road Types]] Glossary Term|jump2=Road Types|updated=2015-02-15|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Street View|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Google StreetviewStreet View|Google StreetviewStreet View]] Glossary Term|added=2014-08-14|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Super Permalink|anchor1=Superpermalink|anchor2=Super-Permalink|desc=See the [[#Permalink|Permalink]] Glossary Term|jump1=Permalink|added=2015-02-09}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Support|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Help Center|Help Center]] Glossary Term|updated=2015-02-26|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=SV|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Google StreetviewStreet View|Google StreetviewStreet View]] 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}}
{{Glossary_item|term=TBTR|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Time Based Turn Restriction|Time Based Turn Restriction]] Glossary Term|added=2013-11-04|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Teams|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=TestFlight|anchor1=Test Flight|desc=The online service for over-the-air installation and testing of mobile applications, currently owned by Apple Inc and only offered to developers within the iOS Developer Program. <br><br>See the [https://developer.apple.com/testflight/] External page<br>Also see the [[TestFlight]] Wikipedia article|added=2016-08-05}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Text to Speech|TTS|anchor1=TTS - Text-to-speech|desc=Navigation instructions spoken to the driver by the Waze application that includes street names. Some of the Waze "voices" used for navigation support TTS, while others can only speak directions, and cannot speak street names due to their lack of TTS.<br><br>Also see the [[#Voice|Voice]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Voice Commands|Voice Commands]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFCB9WUi7Zw Kevin Hart recording voices for Waze.] External page|related1=Voice|jump1=Voice|jump2=Voice Commands|updated=2015-06-01|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Throttling|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=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 Community Forum|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Community Forum|Community Forum]] Glossary Term|added=2016-02-15|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Waze Etiquette|Etiquette|desc=Probably the most important page in the Wazeopedia!<br><br>See the [[Waze_eEtiquette]] Wiki Page|related1=Waze Community Communications Guidelines|added=2016-04-15}}
{{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}}
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It contains '''<big>561 584 Total Entries {152 158 (abbr.), 79 82 (alias), 330 344 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 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=The current inferface used to edit the Waze maps.<br><br>See the [[Waze Map Editor]] Wiki Page|related1=Cartouche|related2=Papyrus|updated=2016-08-05|added=2012-12-24}}
{{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 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 StreetviewStreet View|WSV|anchor1=Waze Streetview|desc=A reference to the Google Streetview imagery displayed '''inside''' the Waze Map Editor.<br><br>See the [[#Google StreetviewStreet View|Google StreetviewStreet View]] Glossary Term|jump1=Google StreetviewStreet View|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=Wazebot|WB|anchor1=!WB|anchor2=!Wazebot|anchor3=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 authorized to add the bot.
This is a beta project and it is testing as of this posting date. This is not to be confused with "WazeBot" which is part of the "Feed the Waze" project.<br><br>See the [http://vaindil.com/wazebot/ Wazebot] External page<br>Also see the [[#Bot|Bot]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#WazeBot|WazeBot]] Glossary Term|related1=Bot|related2=Wazebot|related3=WazeBot|jump2=Bot|jump3=WazeBot|updated=2016-01-28|added=2016-01-05}}{{Glossary_item|term=WazeBot|desc=Unrelated to "Wazebot", the "WazeBot" which is part of the "Feed the Waze" project.<br><br>See the [[#Feed The Waze|Feed The Waze]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Wazebot|Wazebot]] Glossary Term|related1=Bot|related2=Wazebot|related3=WazeBot|jump1=Feed The Waze|jump2=Wazebot|added=2016-08-05}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Wazeopedia|Waze Wiki|Community Wiki|Wiki|desc=[[File:Wazeopedia.png|60px|left]] 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".
(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|updated=2016-02-16|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=WMETB|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#WME Toolbox|WME Toolbox]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=WMEV|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#WME Validator|WME Validator]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Work Zone|WZ|Construction Zone|desc=See the [[Speed limits/USA]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[Road names/USA]] Wiki Page|added=2016-03-04}}
{{Glossary_item|term=World|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Rest of World Server|Rest of World Server]] Glossary Term|added=2012-10-04|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=WSV|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Waze StreetviewStreet View|Waze StreetviewStreet View]] Glossary Term|added=2015-03-25|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=WT|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Walking Trail|Walking Trail]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=WZ|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Work Zone|Work Zone]] Glossary Term|added=2016-03-04|noanchor=yes}}
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