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Definition of the noun Wikipedia

What does Wikipedia mean as a name of something?


  1. [figuratively] A source of abundant encyclopedic knowledge.

proper noun

  1. [trademark] An open-content online encyclopedia, collaboratively developed over the World Wide Web.
  2. [Wiktionary and WMF jargon] A version of this encyclopedia in a particular language.
  3. A heterogeneity which encompasses this encyclopedia in its many language versions, the community that develops it and the process of its development.

Definition of the verb Wikipedia

What does Wikipedia mean as a doing word?


  1. To consult Wikipedia for information.
  2. Used intransitively.
  3. Used with an object denoting the information sought or obtained.
  4. Used with an object denoting the specific article consulted.


  1. Wikipedia is an uri template.
  2. Wikipedia: Generally pronounced /ˌwɪkɪˈpiːdɪə/. Common variants include /ˌwɪkiˈpiːdiə/, ˌwɪkɨˈpiːdiə, /ˌwiːkiˈpiːdiə/, and /ˌwiːkiˈpeɪdiə/.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Wikipedia

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Google previewGet There Early (2007)

Sensing the Future to Compete in the Present by Bob Johansen, Robert Johansen

Wikipedia is an open-source encyclopedia that has grown to be what Jimmy Wales calls a “community of thoughtful users,” who...

For Wikipedians, Wikipedia is a space where they are empowered to contribute and engage as a volunteers ... Managing networked communities like Wikipedia means dealing with dilemmas.

Google previewCritical Library Instruction (2010)

Theories and Methods by Maria T. Accardi, Emily Drabinski, Alana Kumbier

Wikipedia is a resource that allows its readers an opportunity...

Google previewThe Internet - Illustrated (2009)

by Gary Schneider, Jessica Evans, Katherine Pinard

Wikipedia is a user-generated site, so you decide to research that site, and user- generated sites in general, before you use them as primary sources in your work. Consider the following if you use user-generated sites to gather information: ...

Google previewNew Forms of Collaborative Innovation and Production on the Internet (2011)

by Volker Wittke, Heidemarie Hanekop

Wikipedia is a web-based encyclopedia, written and edited collaboratively by Internet users. Wikipedia has an extremely open editorial policy that allows anybody to create or modify articles. This has promoted a broad and detailed coverage ...

Google previewCommon Knowledge? (2014)

An Ethnography of Wikipedia by Dariusz Jemielniak

Wikipedia is an insanely ambitious project to compile all human knowledge in a single, organized, and structured piece of...

Google previewMultidisciplinary Studies in Knowledge and Systems Science (2013)

by Guangfei Yang

WIKIPEDIA. Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia that contains a huge collection of articles covering almost every aspect of world knowledge. Each wiki page refers to a concept, and each concept is related to other concepts semantically.

Google previewReimagining Reference in the 21st Century (2014)

by David A. Tyckoson, John G. Dove

No original research: Wikipedia is a tertiary source; it is not a forum for publishing original discoveries or research. Original work...

Google previewFood and Nutrition (2011)

Food and health systems in Australia and New Zealand by Mark L Wahlqvist

Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia ('wiki' is a Hawaiian word for quick) that covers just about any topic you can think...

Google previewChange at Hand (2009)

Web 2.0 for Development 18 Wikipedia is a free online encyclopaedia that anyone can edit. It is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopaedia project. The name 'Wikipedia' is a combination of the words wiki (a type of ...

Google previewHandbook of Service Science (2010)

by Paul P. Maglio, Cheryl A. Kieliszewski, James C. Spohrer

Wikipedia is a collaborative encyclopedia where “There are more ...

Google previewiPad All-in-One For Dummies (2011)

by Nancy C. Muir

Wikipedia is an encyclopedia that is comprised of information supplied by its users, and there are hundreds of thousands of contributors around the world! It's far more often than not accurate info, though that's certainly not always the case.

Google previewMaking Embedded Systems (2011)

Design Patterns for Great Software by Elecia White

Wikipedia is a great place to start. There is also a page covering different implementation techniques, including those described here. struct sVar { int16_t mean; int32_t M2; uint16_t numSamples; };. Use an Existing Algorithm | 253.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Media and Communication (2013)

by Marcel Danesi

Wikipedia (a blend of wiki and encyclopedia) is arguably the most popular of all the wikis. It is a free multilingual online encyclopedia that was launched on 15 January 2002 by Larry Sanger and Ben Kovitz. At first, they wanted to create an ...

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Quotes about Wikipedia

We talked about the Internet and Wikipedia and how facts and history are being collectively created online. (Joichi Ito)
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Scrabble value of W4I1K5I1P3E1D2I1A1

The value of this 9-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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