- 1. an important person, especially in a particular sphere: informal "government bigwigs"
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bigwig n. (humorous) A person of importance to a group or organization. big-wig n. Alternative spelling of bigwig. big␣wig n. Alternative spelling of bigwig. — English word, define in French — bigwig n. Personnage, grosse légume. — English word, define in Portuguese — bigwig s. figurão. 8 English words from 3 English definitions
The bigWig format is useful for dense, continuous data that will be displayed in the Genome Browser as a graph. BigWig files are created from wiggle (wig) type files using the program wigToBigWig. The bigWig files are in an indexed binary format.
Bigwig (Watership Down) is also the name of a character in the novel Watership Down. BIGWIG (library organization) is an interest group of the Library Information and Technology Association, which is a division of the American Library Association. long wigs worn as court dress on special ceremonial occasions
big + wig This definition is lacking an etymology or has an incomplete etymology. You can help Wiktionary by giving it a proper etymology. English people used to wear wigs which denote their position in the government. The size of the wig varies with the position and the one with higher position will have a bigger wig.
bigwig | definition: the most important person in a group or undertaking | synonyms: influential person, top banana, kingpin, important person, personage| antonyms: juvenile Synonym.com is the web's best resource for English synonyms, antonyms, and definitions.
BIGWIG was originally founded in 2006 as an Interest Group for the Library Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association. The name originally was an acronym for "Blog, Interactive Groupware, and Wiki Interest Group" - as these were some of the first Web 2.0 technologies to attain popular usage within ...
One bigwig says the rules will make India a harder place to operate in than China. (open, save, copy) economist.com.
A meeting of top executives involving much hot air and many pipes of peace, with hardly a decision made.