What Does WIKI Mean in a Text?

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The Quick Answer

WIKI means "Collaborative Publication."

More Observations...

A WIKI is a publication which is collaboratively edited by its own audience using a web browser. A WIKI may be open to the public, or limited to use within a group or organization. Anyone who has access to a WIKI may edit, delete or modify content that has been placed on the site, including the work of previous authors. The most famous example of a WIKI is the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia. WIKI is Hawaiian word which means "fast" or "quick." It is widely believed that WIKI was first used to refer to a collaborative publication by Ward Cunningham, a computer programme who, in 1995, created collaborative software that he called WikiWikiWeb.

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When I write WIKI, I mean this:

meaning of WIKI

"Collaborative Publication"

Summary of Key Points

"Collaborative Publication" is, by far, the most common meaning for WIKI when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Definition:Collaborative Publication
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

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