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World Wide Web

noun
1.
a system of extensively interlinked hypertext documents: a branch of the Internet.
Abbreviation: WWW.
Origin
1990-1995
1990-95
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British Dictionary definitions for World Wide Web

World Wide Web

noun
1.
(computing) a vast network of linked hypertext files, stored on computers throughout the world, that can provide a computer user with information on a huge variety of subjects WWW
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World Wide Web in Science
World Wide Web
  (wûrld)   
The complete set of electronic documents stored on computers that are connected over the Internet and are made available by the protocol known as HTTP. The World Wide Web makes up a large part of the Internet. See more at Internet.
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World Wide Web in Culture

World Wide Web definition


See Internet.

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