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RSS

Digital Technology
1.
Really Simple Syndication: an XML-based standard and format used to distribute recent news and other frequently updated content appearing on a website:
an RSS reader; RSS files; RSS feeds.
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British Dictionary definitions for RSS

RSS

abbreviation
1.
  1. Rich Site Summary: a way of allowing web users to receive news headlines and updates on their browser from selected websites as soon as they are published
  2. (as modifier) an RSS newsfeed
2.
Really Simple Syndication: a way of allowing web users to receive syndicated newsletters and email alerts
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Contemporary definitions for RSS
noun

any of various XML file formats suitable for disseminating real-time information via subscription on the Internet

Examples

RSS has become a popular technology for bloggers and podcasters to distribute their content.

Word Origin

Rich Site Summary or Really Simple Syndication

Usage Note

computing

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RSS in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for RSS

RSS

  1. Really Simple Syndication
  2. root sum square
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