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Wisp or WISP may refer to:
In mythology and fiction:
- Will-o'-the-wisp, a floating ball of light in folklore
- Will o' the Wisp (comics), a comic book supervillain in the Marvel Universe
- Peggy, the Will O' the Wisp, a 1917 drama film directed by Tod Browning
- Willo the Wisp, a British cartoon series originally produced in 1981
- Will-o'-wisp (Dungeons & Dragons), a malevolent entity that makes its home in swamps and bogs
- Night wisp, a fictional creature in the Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind
- Wisp, the birth name of a fictional young orphan girl who would later become known as Rainbow Brite
- Wisp is one of the eight elemental spirits featured in the Mana series, representing the light element
- Wisp is a nature spirit associated with the Night Elf race in the Warcraft series.
- Wisp is a monster in the MMORPG Tibia (video game) that looks like a magical light.
- Wisp (Sonic), the alien race in Sonic Colors
- The hero Io in Dota 2 is a guardian wisp.
As a proper noun:
- WISP (AM), a radio station (1570 AM) licensed to Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States
- Wisp Ski Resort, in western Maryland
- Wisp (musician), an electronic artist signed to Rephlex Records
As an acronym:
- WFC3 Infrared Spectroscopic Parallel (WISP) survey
- Wartime Information Security Program
- Weakly Interacting Sub-eV Particles such as the axion, a hypothetical class of particles
- WNT1 Inducible Signaling Pathway proteins 1, 2 and 3 (WISP1, WISP2, and WISP3), human genes
- Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) is an Internet Service Provider (ISP) with wireless connections. Generally a smaller ISP that takes on the challenge of providing broadband for their community.
- Wireless Identification and Sensing Platform (WISP) is a software-configurable passive UHF RFID tag
- Wireless Information Service Point (WiSP) is a communication technology for distributing any kind of information via Bluetooth
- Wang Interchange Source Processor (WISP) is a software migration toolkit
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