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As a proper noun wikipedia

is (l).

As a noun safari is

a safari.

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.
  • safari

    English

    (wikipedia safari)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A trip into any undeveloped area to see, photograph or hunt wild animals in their own environment.
  • A caravan going on a safari.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To take part in a safari.
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