Wikipedia vs Crap - What's the difference?

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As a proper noun wikipedia

is (l).

wikipedia

English

Alternative forms

* wikipedia (when used as a common noun)

Proper noun

(s)
  • A free-content online encyclopedia founded in 2001, collaboratively developed over the World Wide Web in a number of languages.
  • * 2011 , , January 12.
  • Civility – translated as savoir-vivre in the French version – is one of the five "pillars" of Wikipedia .
  • The community that develops the Wikipedia encyclopedia.
  • * 2011 , , May 23.
  • In August 2009, Wikipedia announced that it planned a move that many saw as a step away from its freewheeling ethos of anyone can edit.
  • * 2012 , , January 19.
  • Wikipedia mounted a 24-hour protest starting at midnight by converting their English page to a shadowy black background and warning readers that "the U.S. Congress is considering legislation that could fatally damage the free and open Internet."
  • (neologism) A main-belt asteroid (No. ).
  • Derived terms

    * Wikipedian

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A version of the encyclopedia (a free-content online encyclopedia) in a particular language.
  • * 2005 , , December 14.
  • Work in the open-source software community or contribute to wikipedias on your favourite subjects.
  • A wiki or similar collaborative database.
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  • (figuratively) A source of abundant encyclopedic knowledge.
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  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To consult for information.
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  • #* 2004 January 7, Mike Pitt, " Re: (Non-Euros/SAs Only) How did you become a lover of football?", in rec.sport.soccer, Usenet :
  • Did a bit of Wikipediaing :
  • #* 2005 August 18, Edward Cherlin, " Re: Slow Re-entry", in rec.arts.sf.science, Usenet :
  • Is everybody in this group incapable of arithmetic, Googling, and Wikipediaing ?
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  • #* 2006 November 17, Rachel Maddow, on Paula Zahn Now : ][http://groups.google.com/group/alt.religion.scientology/msg/9a83a0db36532600?q=Wikipediaing
  • I mean, it's true, if Katie Holmes had not become engaged to Tom Cruise, we'd all still be Wikipeidaing her, looking her up, trying to figure out exactly why do I know her, what was she in, is she famous?
  • #* 2009 , Roger Ebert, Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2010 , ][http://www.amazon.com/Roger-Eberts-Movie-Yearbook-2010/dp/B003STCR2E Andrews McMeel Publishing, ISBN 978-0-7407-8536-8, page 363:
  • He made me curious enough that I Wikipediaed Bob Satterfield and found out, yes, he was a real fighter, nicknamed the Bombadier, and was KO'd by the Raging Bull himself in a 1946 fight in Wrigley Field.
  • #* 2010 April 7, "Jeff K.", " Like a Drunk One Legged Pirate Stores His Rum, The aTable Stores Your Cords" (blog post), in CraziestGadgets.com:
  • That’s a true fact, you can Wikipedia that shizz.
  • #* 2010 , Rachel Cohn, Very Lefreak , Random House, ISBN 9780375895524, chapter 3:
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  • I wikipediaed the article on science and learned about the scientific method.
  • crap

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) crappe, also in plural: crappen, crappys, . Related to (l).

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (obsolete) The husk of grain; chaff.
  • (slang) Something of poor quality.
  • The long-running game show went from offering good prizes to crap in no time.
  • (slang, vulgar) Something that is rubbish; nonsense.
  • The college student boasted of completing a 10,000-word essay on Shakespeare, but the professor judged it as utter crap .
  • (slang, vulgar) Faeces or feces.
  • (slang, vulgar, countable) An act of defecation.
  • ''I have to take a crap
  • (slang) Useless object or entity.
  • What is that?'' ''It's just a bunch of crap

    Verb

    (crapp)
  • (vulgar, slang) To defecate.
  • Derived terms
    * crap on - (UK) To talk at length in a foolish or boring way. * To crap something out: to damage or destroy something.

    Adjective

    (crapper)
  • (chiefly, UK, colloquial, somewhat, vulgar) Of poor quality.
  • I drove an old crap car for ten years before buying a new one.
    Alternative forms
    * crappy (chiefly, North America)
    Synonyms
    * lousy * shit * shite * bollocks * piss * fuck * Deuce

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • (slang) Expression of worry, fear, shock, surprise, disgust, annoyance or dismay.
  • Oh crap! The other driver's going to hit my car!
    Crap! I lost the game.
    What the crap ?!
    Aw, crap , I have to start over again from the beginning of the level.

    Etymology 2

    From "crab's eyes"

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (gambling) A losing throw of 2, 3 or 12 in craps.
  • Derived terms
    * crap out * crapola * crapulation

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