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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=CAR|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Community Action Requests|Community Action Requests]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Carlson Wagonlit Travel|CWT|desc=Agency used by Waze to help plan events.<br><br>See the [http://www.carlsonwagonlit.com CWT] External page|added=2017-05-11}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Carpool Lane|Express Lane|HOV Lane|Transit Lane|anchor1=Carpool, carpool lane|anchor2=Express lane|anchor3=Transit lane|anchor4=Car Pool Lane|desc=A lane restricted to use exclusively by vehicles carrying the minimum number of paasengers to meet the local HOV regulation.<br><br>See the [[Carpool, HOV, Transit lanes]] Wiki Page|related1=High Occupancy Toll|related2=High Occupancy Vehicle|updated=21072017-08-27|added=2013-03-12}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Carriageway|desc=British English term for Highway.<br><br>Also see the [[#Dual Carriageway|Dual Carriageway]] Glossary Term|jump1=Dual Carriageway|updated=2016-02-02|added=2015-01-30}}
{{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=Data Waze|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Data-Waze|Data-Waze]] Glossary Term|updated=2017-05-13|added=2015-02-24|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Data-Waze|Data Waze|datawaze|desc=The Data-Waze blog came out of the desire to tell the stories that go beyond finding the shortest route, stories that utilize the vast amount of publicly available data that our users provide.<br><br>See the [http://data-waze.com/ data.waze] External page|updated=2017-05-13|added=2016-09-04}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Database|[[#DB|DB]]|anchor1=Data Base|desc=See the [[wikipedia:Database|Database]] Wikipedia article|updated=21072017-08-27|added=2015-01-30|noanchor1=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=datawaze|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Data-Waze|Data-Waze]] Glossary Term|updated=2016-09-04|added=2015-02-24|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=DB|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Dashboard|Dashboard]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Database|Database]] Glossary Term<br>See the [[#Dropbox|Dropbox]] Glossary Term|updated=21072017-08-27|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=DCD|(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=DCMI|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Double Crossover Merging Interchange|Double Crossover Merging Interchange]] Glossary Term|added=2015-08-26|noanchor=yes}}
''A micro-dogleg (mDL), is a technique with a similar appearance to a dogleg, used for altering the angle Waze sees at a junction, which affects turn instructions.''<br><br>See the [[How Waze determines turn / keep / exit maneuvers]] Wiki Page<br>Also see the [[#Micro-dogleg|Micro-dogleg]] Glossary Term|jump2=Micro-dogleg|updated=2015-10-09|added=2015-01-12}}
{{Glossary_item|term=DOT|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Department of Transportation|Department of Transportation]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Double Crossover Diamond Interchange|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Diverging Diamond Interchange|Diverging Diamond Interchange]] Glossary Term|updated=21072017-08-27|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|DL|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=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=Express Lane|(alias)|desc=See the [[#Carpool Lane|Carpool Lane]] Glossary Term|updated=21072017-08-27|added=2012-08-18|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Extension|desc=Usually refers to a browser extension script|added=2015-01-30}}
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{{Glossary_item|term=Help Center|HC|Help|Support|desc=An interactive help site with FAQs, common support topics, tutorials, and the ability to submit support requests directly to Waze staff. This site is maintained by Waze staff.<br><br>See the [http://www.waze.com/support Support] Waze Help Center article|related1=nanoRep|updated=2015-02-25|added=2015-02-25}}
{{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 [[#Carpool Lane|Carpool Lane]] Glossary Term|jump1=Carpool Lane|updated=2017-08-27|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 [[#Carpool Lane|Carpool Lane]] Glossary Term|related1=Clean Air Vehicle|jump1=Carpool Lane|updated=21072017-08-27|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=House Numbers|HN|desc=See the [[House Numbers in WME]] Wiki Page|updated=2016-01-26|added=2015-01-30}}
{{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 [[#Carpool Lane|Carpool Lane]] Glossary Term|updated=21072017-08-27|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=Raid|(alias)|desc=See the [[#MapRaid|MapRaid]] Glossary Term|added=2015-02-21|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Raid Leader|RL|anchor1=orbitc|desc=Editors (usually champs) who create and manage the MapRaids {{AM/Badge|MR}}<br><br>Also see the [[#MapRaid|MapRaid]] Glossary Term|jump1=MapRaid|added=2015-04-17}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Railroad|RR|anchor1=Rail Road|desc={{Railroad}} is a non-routable road type in Waze used to represent railroad tracks which are visible from the surface. The routing server does not see these as an option.<br />{{RoadType|Railroad}}<br><br>See the [[#Road Types|Road Types]] Glossary Term|updated=21072017-08-27|added=2015-01-30}}
{{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#Waze Map Editing Ranks|Map Editor Ranks]] Wiki Page<br>See the [[Editing_permissions#Lock_rank|Segment Lock Rank]] Wiki Page|related1=Points|updated=2017-05-04|added=2013-10-17}}
{{Glossary_item|term=ROW|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Rest of World Server|Rest of World Server]] Glossary Term|added=2014-05-17|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RPP|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Residential Point Place|Residential Point Place]] Glossary Term|added=2016-01-27|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RR|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Railroad|Railroad]] Glossary Term|updated=21072017-08-27|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RTC|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Real Time Closures|Real Time Closures]] Glossary Term|added=2015-03-16|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=RTSE|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Real Time Search Engine|Real Time Search Engine]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Transclude|Transclusion|desc=Including content from one Wiki page inside another. Wiki templates work this way, but other non-template pages can be transcluded as well.<br><br>See the [[Wikipedia:Transclusion|Transclusion]] Wikipedia article|updated=2017-05-13|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Transifex|desc=See the [http://www.transifex.com Transifex] External page|updated=2015-06-01|added=2015-01-30}}
{{Glossary_item|term=Transit Lane|(alias)|anchor1=Transit lane|desc=See the [[#Carpool Lane|Carpool Lane]] Glossary Term|updated=21072017-08-27|added=2013-03-12|noanchor=yes}}
{{Glossary_item|term=True Elevation|TE|desc=Systematic mapping of segments to relate to the elevation of the roadway with bridges and tunnels regardless of a roadway overlap.|added=2016-12-22}}
{{Glossary_item|term=TTS|(abbr.)|desc=See the [[#Text to Speech|Text to Speech]] Glossary Term|added=2015-01-30|noanchor=yes}}