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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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A Dead End Node should be visible at the end of a dead-end road, and should be corrected if not visible.<br><br>See the [[#End Point Node|End Point Node]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Node|Node]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[Creating_and_editing_road_segments#Fix_the_end-node_on_cul-de-sacs_and_dead-ends|Fixing Dead End Nodes]] Wiki Page|related1=Junction|jump1=End Point Node|jump2=Node|added=2012-08-18}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Department of Transportation|DOT|desc=A governmmental agency responsible for transportation in various jurisdictions responsible for transportation.<br><br>See the [[wikipedia:Department_of_Transportation|Department of Transportation]] Wikipedia article<br>Also see the [[wikipedia:United_States_Department_of_Transportation|U.S. DOT]] Wikipedia article|updated=2015-04-20|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Descartes|desc=Working name for the previous Cartouche map editing system beta versions. (The term can still seen in the certain Waze URLs.)<br><br>See the [[#Cartouche|Cartouche]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Beta|Beta]] Glossary Term|jump1=Cartouche|jump2=Beta|added=2015-04-09}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Destination|desc=Destination point for a driving route, with the origin being the starting point.
{{Glossary_item|term=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=2016-02-16|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=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 where directions of travel are separated by a barrier, strip of land or other obstruction, known as a Median Strip or Central Reservation (British English). Dual Carriageway.
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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|Editing 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|related1=Driven Area|related2=Managed Area|related3=Out Of Area|updated=2016-08-19|added=2013-01-23}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Editing Roles|desc=These are assigned roles given to users who request them, and show they are qualified. They exist to enable users to help manage and maintain the map.<br><br>See the [[Roles_and_responsibilities|Roles and responsibilities]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Roles|Roles and responsibilities]] Glossary Term|related1=Area Manager|related2=Country Manager|jump2=Roles|added=2015-02-15}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Editor Profile|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Map-Editor Profile|Map-Editor Profile]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-05|noanchor=yes}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=OOA|desc=See the [[#Out Of |Area]] Glossary Term|jump1=Out Of |added=2016-10-10}}
{{Glossary_item|term=OP|desc=See the [[#Opening Post|Opening Post]] Glossary Term|jump1=Opening Post|added=2016-01-28}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Origin|desc=Starting point for a driving route, with the destination being the ending point.
<br><br>See the [[#Starting Point|Starting Point]] Glossary Term<br>Also see the [[#Ending Point|Ending Point]] Glossary Term|related1=Destination|jump1=Starting Point|jump2=Ending Point|added=2010-09-16}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Original Post|OP|anchor1=Orginal Poster|desc=See the [[wikipedia:Internet_forum#Post]] Wikipedia article|updated=2016-02-14|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Out Of Area|OOA|desc=Term used to describe a location that is not part of one's Editable Area.<br><br>See the [[#Editable Area|Editable Area]] Glossary Term|jump1=Editable Area|added=2016-10-10}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Overlapping|desc=See the [[Map_Editing_Quick-start_Guide#Overlapping_road_junction|Overlapping road junction]] Wiki Page<br>See the [[Interactive junction instruction algorithm#Definitions|Interactive junction instruction algorithm, Overlapping segments]] Wiki Page|updated=2015-10-10|added=2015-04-01}}
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