• Glossary of equestrian terms

    This is a basic glossary of equestrian terms that includes both technical terminology and jargon developed over the centuries for horses and other equidae, a...

  • Glossary of entomology terms

    abdomen Body of the insect, toward the posterior of the thorax. acanthus thorn-like projection, typically a single-celled cuticular growth without tormogen s...

  • Glossary of Dorset dialect words

  • Glossary of cycling

    27.5 Mountain bike A mountain bike with wheels that are approximately 27.5 inches 700 mm in diameter and are based on ISO 584 mm 650B rims. 29er bicycle A mo...

  • Glossary of cricket terms

    This is a general glossary of the terminology used in the sport of cricket. Where words in a sentence are also defined elsewhere in this article, they appear...

  • Glossary of craps terms

    The following is a glossary of terms used in the dice game craps. Besides the terms listed here, there are many common and uncommon craps slang terms.

  • Glossary of climbing terms

    This page describes terms and jargon related to climbing and mountaineering. These terms can vary considerably between different English-speaking countries, ...

  • Glossary of cannabis terms

    Acapulco Gold An heirloom variety of cannabis originally grown in the mountains of western Mexico.

  • Glossary of blackjack terms

    The following is a glossary of terms used in the card game blackjack. This is not intended to be a formal dictionary; precise usage details and multiple clos...

  • Glossary of bird terms

    The following is a glossary of common English language terms used in the description of birds - warm-blooded vertebrates of the class Aves, characterized by ...

  • Glossary of BDSM

    This glossary of BDSM terms defines terms commonly used in the BDSM community. BDSM activities are described as play in BDSM terminology. The BDSM term is a ...

  • Glossary of basketball terms

    This glossary of basketball terms is a list of definitions of terms used in the game of basketball. Like any other major sport, basketball features its own e...

  • Glossary of anime and manga

    This is a list of terms that are specific to anime and manga. Note: Japanese words that are used in general e.g. oniisan, kawaii and senpai are not included ...

Glossary of aerospace engineering

Most of the terms listed in Wikipedia glossaries are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself. However, glossaries like this one are useful for ...

Glossary of agriculture

This glossary of agriculture is a list of definitions of terms and concepts used in agriculture, its sub-disciplines, and related fields. For other glossarie...

Glossary of names for the British

Alternative names for people from the United Kingdom include nicknames and terms, including affectionate ones, neutral ones, and derogatory ones to describe ...

Glossary of American football

The following terms are used in American football, both conventional and indoor. Some of these terms are also in use in Canadian football, for a list of term...

Glossary of American terms not widely used in the United Kingdom

This is a list of American words not widely used in the United Kingdom. In Canada and Australia, some of the American terms listed are widespread; however, i...

Glossary of anarchism

The following is a list of terms specific to anarchists. Anarchism is a political and social movement which advocates voluntary association in opposition to ...

Glossary of anime and manga

This is a list of terms that are specific to anime and manga. Note: Japanese words that are used in general e.g. oniisan, kawaii and senpai are not included ...

Glossary of ant terms

Berlese funnel see also Winkler extraction device used to extract ants and other living organism from soil and leaf-litter samples; a sample is placed on a s...

Glossary of architecture

Abacus A flat slab forming the uppermost member or division of the capital of a column. Accolade A sculptural embellishment of an arch. Aisle Subsidiary spac...

Glossary of artificial intelligence

This glossary of artificial intelligence terms is about artificial intelligence, its sub-disciplines, and related fields. Most of the terms listed in Wikiped...

Glossary of automotive design

One-Box form A categorization based on overall form design using rough rectangle volumes. In the case of the One-Box, also called a monospace or monovolume, ...

Glossary of basketball terms

This glossary of basketball terms is a list of definitions of terms used in the game of basketball. Like any other major sport, basketball features its own e...

Glossary of BDSM

This glossary of BDSM terms defines terms commonly used in the BDSM community. BDSM activities are described as play in BDSM terminology. The BDSM term is a ...

Glossary of beekeeping

Apitherapy - a branch of alternative medicine that uses honey bee products including honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly and bee venom. Apiary - a yard wher...

Glossary of bets offered by UK bookmakers

This glossary of bets offered by UK bookmakers is a non-exhaustive list of traditional and popular bets offered by bookmakers in the United Kingdom. The mult...

Glossary of biology

This glossary of biology terms is a list of definitions of fundamental terms and concepts used in biology, the study of life and of living organisms. It is i...

Glossary of bird terms

The following is a glossary of common English language terms used in the description of birds - warm-blooded vertebrates of the class Aves, characterized by ...

Glossary of blackjack terms

The following is a glossary of terms used in the card game blackjack. This is not intended to be a formal dictionary; precise usage details and multiple clos...

Glossary of board games

This page explains commonly used terms in board games in alphabetical order. For a list of board games, see List of board games. For terms specific to chess,...

Glossary of boiler terms

Boilers for generating steam or hot water have been designed in countless shapes, sizes and configurations. An extensive terminology has evolved to describe ...

Glossary of botanical terms

This glossary of botanical terms is a list of definitions of terms and concepts relevant to botany and plants in general. Terms of plant morphology are inclu...

Glossary of bowling

This glossary relates mainly to terms applicable to ten-pin bowling. For candlepin terms, see Candlepin bowling#Jargon. YABA: Young American Bowling Alliance...

Glossary of British bricklaying

Indent: A hole left in a wall in order to accommodate an adjoining wall at a future date. These are often left to permit temporary access to the work area. P...

Glossary of British terms not widely used in the United States

This is a list of British words not widely used in the United States. In Canada, New Zealand, India, South Africa, and Australia, some of the British terms l...

Glossary of the British Raj

The following is based on a glossary attached to the fifth Report of the Committee of the House of Commons on Indian affairs, appointed in 1810, comprising H...

Glossary of broadcasting terms

ABC In Australia, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. In the UK, ABC Weekend TV, a former ITV broadcaster. In the US, American Broadcasting Company, a t...

Glossary of calculus

Most of the terms listed in Wikipedia glossaries are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself. However, glossaries like this one are useful for ...

Glossary of cannabis terms

Acapulco Gold An heirloom variety of cannabis originally grown in the mountains of western Mexico.

Glossary of the Catholic Church

Apostolic succession Altar server Abbess - the female head of a community of nuns abbey Abbot - the male head of a community of monks monastery Apostolic adm...

Glossary of caving and speleology

Anthodite - A speleothem cave formation composed of long needle-like crystals situated in clusters which radiate outward from a common base. Airbell - An enc...

Glossary of chemistry terms

This glossary of chemistry terms is a list of terms and definitions relevant to chemistry, including chemical laws, diagrams and formulae, laboratory tools, ...

Glossary of chess

This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order. Some of these have their own pages, like fork and pin. For a list of unorthodox chess ...

Glossary of Christianity

Antichrist - in Christian eschatology, the Antichrist or anti-Christ is someone recognized as fulfilling the Biblical prophecies about one who will oppose Ch...

Glossary of civil engineering

Most of the terms listed in Wikipedia glossaries are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself. However, glossaries like this one are useful for ...

Glossary of climbing terms

This page describes terms and jargon related to climbing and mountaineering. These terms can vary considerably between different English-speaking countries, ...

Glossary of coal mining terminology

This is a partial glossary of coal mining terminology commonly used in the coalfields of the United Kingdom. Some words were in use throughout the coalfields...

Glossary of computer science

Most of the terms listed in Wikipedia glossaries are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself. However, glossaries like this one are useful for ...

Glossary of magic (illusion)

Angles - the lines of vision of people sitting at certain position in the audience which enable a secret to be spotted* usually extreme left or right or behi...

Glossary of construction cost estimating

Allowance - a value in an estimate to cover the cost of known but not yet fully defined work. As-sold estimate - the estimate which matches the agreed items ...

Glossary of contract bridge terms

These terms are used in contract bridge, using duplicate or rubber scoring. Some of them are also used in whist, bid whist, the obsolete game auction bridge,...

Glossary of craps terms

The following is a glossary of terms used in the dice game craps. Besides the terms listed here, there are many common and uncommon craps slang terms.

Glossary of cricket terms

This is a general glossary of the terminology used in the sport of cricket. Where words in a sentence are also defined elsewhere in this article, they appear...

Glossary of curling

During a game, sweepers might call out numbers. These numbers indicate how far the sweepers think the rock in play will travel. This system is relatively new...

Glossary of cycling

27.5 Mountain bike A mountain bike with wheels that are approximately 27.5 inches 700 mm in diameter and are based on ISO 584 mm 650B rims. 29er bicycle A mo...

Glossary of darts

This is a glossary of terminology used in the game of darts. Where words in a sentence are also defined elsewhere in this article, they appear in italics.

Glossary of dentistry

This is a list of definitions of commonly used terms of location and direction in dentistry. This set of terms provides orientation within the oral cavity, m...

Glossary of digital audio

AAC Advanced Audio Coding is a standardized, lossy compression and encoding scheme for digital audio. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC gen...

Glossary of Dune terminology

This is a list of terms used in the fictional Dune universe created Frank Herbert, primary source being "terminology of the Imperium", the Glossary contained...

Glossary of ecology

This glossary of ecology is a list of definitions of terms and topics in ecology and related fields. For more specific definitions from other glossaries rela...

Glossary of economics

401a Retirement Plan 401k Retirement Plan A type of retirement plan which is sponsored by an employer and in which the employer may match a portion of the em...

Glossary of ancient Egypt artifacts

Flail - Symbol of pharaonic power. Symbol of the god Osiris Funerary cone - small cones made from clay that were placed over the entrance of the chapel of a ...

Glossary of electrical and electronics engineering

Most of the terms listed in Wikipedia glossaries are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself. However, glossaries like this one are useful for ...

Glossary of engineering

Most of the terms listed in Wikipedia glossaries are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself. However, glossaries like this one are useful for ...

Glossary of entomology terms

abdomen Body of the insect, toward the posterior of the thorax. acanthus thorn-like projection, typically a single-celled cuticular growth without tormogen s...

Glossary of environmental science

This is a glossary of environmental science. Environmental science is the study of interactions among physical, chemical, and biological components of the en...

Glossary of equestrian terms

This is a basic glossary of equestrian terms that includes both technical terminology and jargon developed over the centuries for horses and other equidae, a...

Glossary of European Union concepts, acronyms, & jargon

European Union concepts, acronyms, and jargon are a terminology set that has developed as a form of shorthand, to quickly express a EU process, an institutio...

Glossary of Fascist Italy

This is a list of words, terms, concepts, and slogans in the Italian language and Latin language which were specifically used in Fascist Italian monarchy and...

Glossary of fencing

Absence of blade The situation in a bout when the opposing blades are not touching; opposite of engagement. Advance The advance’ is the basic forward movemen...

Glossary of Italian fencing terms

a voi phrase, lit. "to you" Spoken by the director at outset to turn control over to the fencers. Full commencing phrase is "In guardia. Pronti/-e? A voi"

Glossary of figure skating terms

3 turn A one-foot turn with a change of edge that results in a 3 shaped tracing on the ice. 4CC An abbreviation for the Four Continents Figure Skating Champi...

Glossary of firefighting

Note: This list does not include firefighting equipment, i.e., tools and apparatus used by firefighters. Please refer to Glossary of firefighting equipment f...

Glossary of firefighting equipment

Adapter Fitting for connecting hose couplings with dissimilar threads but with the same inside diameter. See also reducer, increaser, double male, double fem...