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wi·ki

 (wĭk′ē)
n. pl. wi·kis
A collaborative website whose content can be edited by anyone who has access to it.

[Originally an abbreviation of WikiWikiWeb, software developed by American computer programmer Howard G. Cunningham (born 1949) : Hawaiian wikiwiki, quick (akin to Tahitian viti, vitiviti, deft, from Proto-Eastern-Polynesian *witi) + web.]

wiki

(ˈwɪkɪ)
n
(Communications & Information)
a. a web application that allows anyone visiting a website to edit content on it
b. (as modifier): wiki technology.
[C20: from Hawaiian wiki-wiki quick, coined by Ward Cunningham (born 1949), US computer programmer who invented the concept]
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The Wiki Loves projects are usually group attempts to try to improve coverage of a specific topic or media type within Wikipedia.
674, indicating that there is no "treatment effect" That is, the use of a Wiki to create a glossary of health-related terms did not improve test scores.
Throughout January, 198 people were killed in political clashes, 29 in militarycampaigns conducted in an effort to combat terrorism, 28 as a result of terroristoperations (including 22 security officials), 5 due to excessive use of force bysecurity officials, and 4 inside detention facilities, according to Wiki Thawra.
The wiki can easily be edited by any user, broadening your access to the latest and best research and ideas.
Research suggests that wiki technology is a useful tool for information sharing and knowledge construction (Chu, 2008; Elgort, Smith, & Toland, 2008).
The wiki project involved researching currently profiled publications, like American Libraries, the flagship publication of the ALA, and making sure information like the publication's purpose, submission guidelines and circulation figures were up to date.
Joining their rank this year as the "coolest Wiki project" will be an Israeli invention, WikiAir, a project that will show the world, via free high-resolution aerial photos, the nicer side of Israel.
The initial concept of a wiki project could also be related to Vannevar Bush's article published in 1945, entitled "As We May Think" (Bush, 1945) in advancing the arrival of hypertext as a system of representation of ideas.
Wiki is open to everyone to just sit and type away (such as yourself).
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Wikia is a site that lets anyone create and edit their own wiki site for free, and was created by the founder of Wikipedia.