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*Ace: When one player kills every opponent as "last man standing" in a [[Search and Destroy]] game.
 
*Ace: When one player kills every opponent as "last man standing" in a [[Search and Destroy]] game.
 
*Anchor: In competitive hardpoint matches, when an AR player stands in a position to kill enemies on their way to the hardpoint, and affect the spawns.
 
*Anchor: In competitive hardpoint matches, when an AR player stands in a position to kill enemies on their way to the hardpoint, and affect the spawns.
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*AR: Short for [[Assault Rifle]], a type of mid-range automatic, burst fire, or semiautomatic weapons seen in ''Call of Duty'' games.
 
*AW: ''[[Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare]]''
 
*AW: ''[[Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare]]''
   
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*Bankshot: A type of kill when an [[Combat Axe|axe]] or [[throwing knife]] bounces off a surface and kills an enemy.
 
*Bankshot: A type of kill when an [[Combat Axe|axe]] or [[throwing knife]] bounces off a surface and kills an enemy.
 
*BEL: [[Behind Enemy Lines]], a game mode in ''[[Call of Duty]]''.
 
*BEL: [[Behind Enemy Lines]], a game mode in ''[[Call of Duty]]''.
*Blops/BO: Short for ''[[Call of Duty: Black Ops]]'', commonly with a number on its end to indicate its sequels.
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*Blops: ''[[Call of Duty: Black Ops]]''.
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*Blops2: ''[[Call of Duty: Black Ops II]]''.
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*Blops3: [[Call of Duty: Black Ops III|''Call of Duty: Black Ops III'']].
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*BO: ''[[Call of Duty: Black Ops]]''.
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*BO2: ''[[Call of Duty: Black Ops II]]''.
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*BO3: ''[[Call of Duty: Black Ops III]]''.
 
*Box: Short for [[Mystery Box]].
 
*Box: Short for [[Mystery Box]].
 
*Boomerang: A type of kill when a [[Spike Drone]] kills an enemy upon return.
 
*Boomerang: A type of kill when a [[Spike Drone]] kills an enemy upon return.
*Boosting: The act of two or more players collaborating through dishonest methods in ranked multiplayer lobbies to gain in-game rewards, such as camouflages. Bannable and reportable offense in many ''Call of Duty'' games.
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*Boosting: The act of two or more players collaborating through dishonest methods in ranked multiplayer lobbies to gain in-game rewards, such as camouflages. Can be reported for in ''[[Call of Duty: Black Ops]]'', ''[[Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3]]'', ''[[Call of Duty: Black Ops II]]'', and ''[[Call of Duty: Ghosts]]''.
   
 
== C ==
 
== C ==
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*Camping: The act of staying in one specific area of a map (usually a corner or a building) while waiting for enemies to come into visual range. Often frowned upon.
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**Camper: A term used for someone who camps.
 
*Christmas Noob: Refers to the wave of inexperienced players who get a ''Call of Duty'' game on Christmas.
 
*Christmas Noob: Refers to the wave of inexperienced players who get a ''Call of Duty'' game on Christmas.
 
*Clutch: A situation in which a player makes a last stroke to win the match while losing by many points.
 
*Clutch: A situation in which a player makes a last stroke to win the match while losing by many points.
 
**Also used to refer to the act of the last player alive in a match of [[Search and Destroy]] winning a round by defusing the bomb while enemies are alive.
 
**Also used to refer to the act of the last player alive in a match of [[Search and Destroy]] winning a round by defusing the bomb while enemies are alive.
**Also used to refer to a situation in which a player escapes a predicament in [[Zombies (mode)|Zombies]] that should have been their downfall.
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**Also used to refer to a situation in which a player escapes a predicament in [[Zombies (mode)|Zombies]] that should have been his or her downfall.
 
*Clan: A group of players who often play cooperatively in multiplayer.
 
*Clan: A group of players who often play cooperatively in multiplayer.
 
*CoD: ''Call of Duty''.
 
*CoD: ''Call of Duty''.
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== E ==
 
== E ==
 
*Electric Man: Most common name for the [[Avogadro]].
 
*Electric Man: Most common name for the [[Avogadro]].
*EE: Short for "Easter Egg". Commonly used by various Zombies players.
 
   
 
== F ==
 
== F ==
 
*FA: Short for "[[COD:FA|Featured Article]]", a project page on the wiki.
 
*FA: Short for "[[COD:FA|Featured Article]]", a project page on the wiki.
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*Fake Ending: A term used by the players in a game of Zombies. It refers to when a large group of zombies is killed and the players assume that one or more zombies that remain are the last zombies of the round, only for a massive amount of zombies to spawn. Players who don't wait to buy ammo, Pack-A-Punch, ect. often cause the game to end prematurely due to unneeded deaths. This happens especially after a [[Nuke (Zombies)|Nuke]].
 
*FFA: [[Free-for-All]].
 
*FFA: [[Free-for-All]].
 
*Flash: Short for [[Flashbang]]. May also refer to [[9-Bang]], a similar piece of equipment from [[Call of Duty: Ghosts]] or to the action of using one of said pieces of equipment.
 
*Flash: Short for [[Flashbang]]. May also refer to [[9-Bang]], a similar piece of equipment from [[Call of Duty: Ghosts]] or to the action of using one of said pieces of equipment.
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== H ==
 
== H ==
*Hardscope: Slang (often derogatory) for using a sniper rifle by aiming while being scoped in, as opposed to quickscoping or trickshotting.
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*Hardscope: Slang (often derogatory) for using a sniper rifle 'properly', as opposed to quickscoping or trickshotting.
 
*Head glitching: The act of using shoulder height cover to give a full view of target; whereas the target is limited to only the top of the enemy's head to shoot without using bullet penetration.
 
*Head glitching: The act of using shoulder height cover to give a full view of target; whereas the target is limited to only the top of the enemy's head to shoot without using bullet penetration.
 
*Hill: Means Hardpoint (refering to the zone not the game mode)
 
*Hill: Means Hardpoint (refering to the zone not the game mode)
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*KD or K/D: Kill to death ratio.
 
*KD or K/D: Kill to death ratio.
 
*Killcam: a visual replay of events that lead to where the player got killed, shown in their killer's Perception of View. A killcam is not shown in the case of an Assisted Suicide.
 
*Killcam: a visual replay of events that lead to where the player got killed, shown in their killer's Perception of View. A killcam is not shown in the case of an Assisted Suicide.
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== L ==
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*LMG: Short for [[Light Machine Gun]], a group of high capacity weapons seen in ''Call of Duty'' games.
   
 
== M ==
 
== M ==
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== N ==
 
== N ==
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*Newbie: A player that is new to the game and inexperienced, not necessarily used as a derogatory term.
 
*Ninja Defuse: Act of stealthily defusing a bomb soon after an enemy plants it in [[Search and Destroy]].
 
*Ninja Defuse: Act of stealthily defusing a bomb soon after an enemy plants it in [[Search and Destroy]].
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*Noob: A derogatory form of "newbie", usually used to insult new or less experienced players and those who use easy and "cheap" tactics, such as [[#C|camping]] or using the most powerful weapon available.
 
*Noob tube: Derogatory term used to express resentment toward [[grenade launcher]]s which are relatively easy to use.
 
*Noob tube: Derogatory term used to express resentment toward [[grenade launcher]]s which are relatively easy to use.
 
*No-scope: Getting a kill with a sniper rifle by hip-firing.
 
*No-scope: Getting a kill with a sniper rifle by hip-firing.
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== O ==
 
== O ==
 
*OMA: [[One Man Army]].
 
*OMA: [[One Man Army]].
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*OP/Overpowered: An in-game feature (such as a weapon) that is extremely effective, typically so much that it affects the overall balance of the game.
   
 
== P ==
 
== P ==
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*Quickscoping/QS: An act where a player aims down the sights (typically with a sniper rifle), shoots just as it is scoped in, and scopes out immediately.
 
*Quickscoping/QS: An act where a player aims down the sights (typically with a sniper rifle), shoots just as it is scoped in, and scopes out immediately.
 
*Quad: Four rapid kills.
 
*Quad: Four rapid kills.
**Quadfeed: Achieving four uninterrupted kills in the kill feed simultaneously.
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**Quadfeed: Achieving four uninterrupted kills in the kill feed.
   
 
== R ==
 
== R ==
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*SG/SHG: [[Sledgehammer Games]].
 
*SG/SHG: [[Sledgehammer Games]].
 
*Shrink Ray: A nickname used by many players for the [[31-79 JGb215]], due to its complicated name.
 
*Shrink Ray: A nickname used by many players for the [[31-79 JGb215]], due to its complicated name.
*Skillcam: An ironically used term for a [[killcam]] (particularly game or round ending one) where the player shows a lack of skill.
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*SMG: A group of high mobility, high fire rate weapons seen in ''Call of Duty'' games.
 
*Squeaker: Often derogatory slang for children with high-pitched voices.
 
*Squeaker: Often derogatory slang for children with high-pitched voices.
   
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*Train: In Zombies, running around around the map, usually in the circular part of the map, to gather hordes of zombies, forming a "train".
 
*Train: In Zombies, running around around the map, usually in the circular part of the map, to gather hordes of zombies, forming a "train".
 
*Trickshot: Doing different actions such as weapon switching and random spinning, and eventually proceeding to trying to get a kill with a sniper rifle, often a Quickscope or a No-Scope.
 
*Trickshot: Doing different actions such as weapon switching and random spinning, and eventually proceeding to trying to get a kill with a sniper rifle, often a Quickscope or a No-Scope.
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*Tryhard: A person who puts a large amount of effort into achieving a certain image, or counter-image, to the point where it is obviously contrived. Rather than achieving an image through genuine personality, a try-hard consciously attempts to fit a certain style through deliberate imitation, forced style, or scripted behavior. 
   
 
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