ChrisDent compares Wiki (OnWiki) and WikiWords to Warp : http://www.burningchrome.com/~cdent/mt/archives/000226.html
Wikis encourage emergent understanding: people make their edits, create their WikiWords. With time, meaning bubbles to the surface. When someone uses a WikiWord there is intentional naming of a concept, the making of a Word.
See also WikiIsLikeLanguage