Origin of wiki
Cunningham coined the name WikiWikiWeb after recalling that a Honolulu International Airport counter employee advised him to take the Wiki Wiki Shuttle (a shuttle bus that runs between the terminals of the airport); his original idea was to make WikiWikiWeb's pages readily editable by its users and initially thought about calling his program QuickWeb but changed his mind and named it WikiWikiWeb
Words nearby wiki
How to use wiki in a sentence
In fact, I’m stealing some of the Oedilfers’ stuff right off their wiki.Get your ’rick rolling: Style Invitational limerick guide|Pat Myers (Empress of The Style Invitational)|June 16, 2021|Washington Post
If someone can’t say the QAnon conspiracy theory is true on the topic’s main article, they might find ways to sprinkle its misinformation into lesser-trafficked wikis.On its 20th birthday, Wikipedia might be safest place online|Heather Kelly|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
In his version of the story, he then convinced Wales to try the wiki approach.
I had buzzed around the wiki flower for a while, and then pollinated the free-encyclopedia flower.
There were wiki pages where users could jointly formulate and debate the rules.
When he asked what it meant, he was told that wiki was the Hawaiian word for quick, and wiki wiki meant superquick.
But in this case a very non-wiki-like dispute erupted over who deserved the most credit.
He pulled out the fuses—which the Maoris called wiki, or wicks—and emptied the precious powder into flasks.The adventures of Kimble Bent|James Cowan
British Dictionary definitions for wiki
- a web application that allows anyone visiting a website to edit content on it
- (as modifier)wiki technology