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Meaning of "wiki" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WIKI

From Hawaiian wiki-wiki quick, coined by Ward Cunningham (born 1949), US computer programmer who invented the concept.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WIKI

wiki  [ˈwɪkɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WIKI

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wiki is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WIKI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wiki in the English dictionary

The definition of wiki in the dictionary is a web application that allows anyone visiting a website to edit content on it.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WIKI


al-Maliki
ælˈmælɪkɪ
caky
ˈkeɪkɪ
dickey
ˈdɪkɪ
dicky
ˈdɪkɪ
dikey
ˈdaɪkɪ
flaky
ˈfleɪkɪ
hickey
ˈhɪkɪ
mickey
ˈmɪkɪ
micky
ˈmɪkɪ
picky
ˈpɪkɪ
psyche
ˈsaɪkɪ
quickie
ˈkwɪkɪ
reiki
ˈreɪkɪ
rickey
ˈrɪkɪ
shaky
ˈʃeɪkɪ
spiky
ˈspaɪkɪ
sticky
ˈstɪkɪ
tricky
ˈtrɪkɪ
Vicky
ˈvɪkɪ
wakey-wakey
ˈweɪkɪˈweɪkɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WIKI

wiglet
wiglike
wigmaker
Wigner
Wigtownshire
wigwag
wigwagged
wigwagger
wigwagging
wigwam
wikiality
wikitorial
wikiup
Wilberforce
wilco
Wilcoxon Mann-Whitney test
Wilcoxon matched-pairs signed-ranks test
Wilcoxon test
wild
wild and woolly

WORDS THAT END LIKE WIKI

ariki
Berezniki
Bolsheviki
briki
daishiki
dashiki
Hawaiki
heitiki
horiatiki
kabiki
kakariki
patiki
piki
rauriki
Tajiki
tiki
tzatziki
Waikiki

Synonyms and antonyms of wiki in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wiki» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WIKI

Find out the translation of wiki to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wiki from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wiki» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

维基
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

wiki
570 millions of speakers

English

wiki
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विकी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ويكي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вики
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

wiki
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উইকি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

wiki
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wiki
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wiki
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウィキ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

위키
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wiki
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

wiki
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விக்கி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विकी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

wiki
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

wiki
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wiki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вики
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

wiki
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

wiki
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wiki
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

wiki
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

wiki
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wiki

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WIKI»

The term «wiki» is very widely used and occupies the 1.945 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «wiki» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of wiki
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «wiki».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WIKI» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wiki» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wiki» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wiki

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WIKI»

Discover the use of wiki in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wiki and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Wiki: Web Collaboration
This includes a step-by-step introduction to wiki philosophy, social effects and functions, a survey of their controls and components, and the installation and configuration of the wiki clones MediaWiki, TWiki and Confluence.
Anja Ebersbach, Andrea Adelung, Gunter Dueck, 2008
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Wiki Government: How Technology Can Make Government Better, ...
Wiki Government describes how this model can be applied in a wide variety of settings and offers a fundamental rethinking of effective governance and democratic legitimacy for the twenty-first century.
Beth Simone Simone Noveck, 2009
3
Introduction to Sociology
Reveals the surprising links between everyday life and global social change – in a special value edition.
Mitchell Duneier, Richard P. Appelbaum, Deborah Carr, 2011
4
The Wiki Way: Quick Collaboration on the Web
Accompanying CD-ROM contains the public-license Wiki sources discussed in the book plus the means to run them as stand-alone or using the industry-strength Apache Web server, as well as complete Perl and Apache server packages for both ...
Bo Leuf, Ward Cunningham, 2001
5
AS Level Computing
This book covers the first three modules of the AQA 'A' Level Computing course in a comprehensive but concise and readable manner.
Pat M. Heathcote, S. Langfield, 2004
6
Wiki at War: Conflict in a Socially Networked World
In Wiki at War, James Jay Carafano explains why these and other Internet-born initiatives matter and how they are likely to affect the future face of war, diplomacy, and domestic politics.
James Jay Carafano, 2012
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The Book Thief
HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE 1939.
Markus Zusak, 2008
8
Wiki writing: collaborative learning in the college classroom
An indispensable and engaging guide to using wikis in the classroom
Robert E. Cummings, Matt Barton, 2008
9
Measuring the Success of a Wiki for Small Organizations
Seminar paper from the year 2011 in the subject Computer Science - Commercial Information Technology, grade: 1,3, Dresden Technical University, language: English, abstract: The impact of knowledge management systems (KMS) on organizations ...
Mathias Riechert, 2013
10
An Epistemological Study: Wiki in the Composition Class
Recent articles regarding the use of wiki technology in the first-year college composition course have claimed that using the technology helps students better understand theories of social knowledge construction popular in composition and ...
Jill Armetta, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WIKI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wiki is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tamariki lead Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori at Northtec
Young kids led Māori Language Week at Northland Polytechnic today with Whangarei primary schools' haka groups at the fore. The importance of today's theme ... «Māori Television, Jul 15»
2
Over 2300 students participate in mass haka for Te Wiki o Te Reo …
More than 2300 students from Early Childcare Centres and Schools in the Franklin District flocked the Eco-light Stadium in Pukekohe to participate in a mass ... «Māori Television, Jul 15»
3
Wikipedia Pages of Star Clients Altered by PR Firm
Yet Ms. Campbell's Wikipedia entry has been brushed up, to eliminate a potentially embarrassing reference to “Babywoman” as a “critical and commercial failure ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
4
Kolkata to host Wiki conference
To increase content in languages such Bengali, Wikipedia contributors from ... We are expecting around 200-250 participants in this Wiki Marathon,” Nath said. «The Hindu, Jan 15»
5
Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales Isn't Taking Any of Gamergate's Threats …
The tough duty of defending the editing of Gamergate Wiki entries for accuracy has fallen to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, and he's handling it admirably. «The Mary Sue, Dec 14»
6
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales: 'Free Wiki could save thousands of …
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has warned that thousands of preventable deaths are occurring in emerging economies, calling for more to be done to improve ... «The Independent, Oct 14»
7
Latest congressional Wiki edit: McConnell thinks he's a turtle
Someone in a congressional office building on Monday edited Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) Wikipedia page to state that the senator ... «The Hill, Sep 14»
8
Wiki wars: Do Wikipedia's internal tiffs deter newcomers?
As WikiMania, the annual conference for the Wikipedia faithful, gets under way, there is bound to be much back-slapping over the successes of an ... «BBC News, Aug 14»
9
Top PR Firms Promise They Won't Edit Clients' Wikipedia Entries on …
Several of the largest public-relations agencies issued a joint statement Tuesday promising to play by the rules of Wikipedia. It comes after years of PR agencies ... «AdAge.com, Jun 14»
10
Wikipedia and many other wiki sites contained critical vulnerability
Wikipedia is one of the most highly visited sites on the Web with over 94 million unique visitors per month. A recently discovered vulnerability could have put ... «CSO, Jan 14»

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