# Glossary - Knowledge Base

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Grid: **The 4x4 square on which the numbered tiles are arranged in the 2048 game.
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Tiles: **The squares that appear on the grid, each with a number on it, that players slide to combine and create higher-value tiles.
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Swipe: **The action of moving a tile on the grid by sliding it in one of four directions (up, down, left, or right) using a finger or mouse.
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Combine: **The process of merging two tiles of the same number by sliding them into each other, creating a tile with the sum of their values.
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Value:** The numerical amount displayed on a tile in the 2048 game, starting at 2 and doubling with each subsequent value (2, 4, 8, 16, 32, etc.).
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2048:** The goal of the game, which is to create a tile with the value of 2048 by combining tiles on the grid.
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Score:** The total number of points earned by the player based on the value of the tiles combined during gameplay.
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High score:** The highest score achieved by a player in a single game of 2048.
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Corner:** One of the four outer squares on the grid, where it is often recommended to start combining tiles.
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Power of 2:** The mathematical concept that powers the values of the tiles in 2048, as each value is a power of 2 (2, 4, 8, 16, 32, etc.).