I agree with you that absolute uniformity would be good to have, and I am sorry that this feature name has caused you difficulties.
To help with such queries and avoid such searches, we offer a lot of online demos and API reference documentation where you can see how different features are called so you can copy from them towards your actual project. I hope that skimming through them will let you see how a certain feature is used/called in the future so you can find that information quickly and efficiently.
For historical reasons (read - to avoid breaking changes) we can't alter that feature name now, though. I hope you understand. After all, only the dropdowns, charts and inputs are several sets of very similar widgets, the rest 50+ are rather unique.
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