Definitions

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  • proper n. A version of the encyclopedia Wikipedia (an open-content online encyclopedia, collaboratively developed over the World Wide Web) in a particular language.
  • proper n. A heterogeneity which encompasses this encyclopedia in its many language versions, the community that develops it and the process of its development.
  • proper n. A main-belt asteroid (No. 274301).
  • n. A source of abundant encyclopedic knowledge.
  • v. To consult Wikipedia for information.

Etymologies

Blend of wiki and encyclopedia, coined by Larry Sanger. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Links for James E. Gunn: [[wikipedia: James_Gunn_ (author) | Wikipedia]],

    Gutenberg - Recent changes [en]

  • I haven't denounced anybody, but would point you to this wikipedia page (the usual Wikipedia health warnings apply, link at end of message) which lists scientists opposing the mainstream consensus (which I support).

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The part I use most is the IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) section (see wikipedia for definition), which contains detailed .pdf pages of information from how to interpret dispays to predetermined intercepts and VOR tracking (again good info at Wikipedia).

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • One example was in 2006 by an anonymous commenter on a web site discussing wikipedia who said "I see corporations paying for wikiturf to be even more of a problem than the astroturfing in forums and blog comments because so many people link to Wikipedia."

    Wikiturfing

  • Since all search results will be tied to wikipedia, either directly by linking to wikipedia content or because the sites are linked to from Wikipedia, real people will eventually be determining all search results and rankings within Wikiasari.

    Wikia To Launch Search Engine: Exclusive Screenshot

  • Although "inflation" is sometimes used to refer to a rise in the prices of a ... en. wikipedia.org/wiki/Inflationm Cosmic inflation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In physical cosmology, cosmic inflation is the idea that the nascent universe passed through a phase of exponential expansion that was driven by a ...

    WN.com - Articles related to Inflation softens to 9.59 % in April

  • More www. mercurynews.com www. pcworld.com en. wikipedia.org Images from Wikipedia.

    WN.com - Articles related to Nokia says no to Google Android

  • I do like wikilinks to wikipedia and even in their "red status" they constitute useful content, metadata that some specific information exists on Wikipedia (more than just tag a link to a specific topic the page covers).

    Wikibooks - Recent changes [en]

  • Wouldn't it be more appropriate to call it "Differences from wikipedia" or "How Conservapedia is different from Wikipedia"?

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • When you type www. wikipedia.org into your browser's address bar, you expect nothing less than to be taken to Wikipedia.

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