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[web-sahyt] /ˈwɛbˌsaɪt/
noun, Digital Technology
a connected group of pages on the World Wide Web regarded as a single entity, usually maintained by one person or organization and devoted to a single topic or several closely related topics.
Origin of website
1990-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for website
  • Fewer than half of the newspaper's print subscribers have so far signed up for unrestricted free access to the website.
  • The company website even includes a tutorial on composting at home, whether you live in the country or in a tiny apartment.
  • So much so he used a close-up detail from the garden as the theme for his business cards and website.
  • Our sponsors provide financial support for this website.
  • But a corporate website will attract all kinds of visitors, many of whom the company is trying to impress elsewhere.
  • Maybe you should get this article syndicated to the fox news website.
  • Access the mobile version of our award-winning website.
  • Nowhere on the agency's website is the valley mentioned.
  • He then made each piece available on the project's website for people to claim and re-create.
  • Your website links and photos are good- please keep them up.
British Dictionary definitions for website


a group of connected pages on the World Wide Web containing information on a particular subject
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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Word Origin and History for website

also web site, 1994, from web in the Internet sense + site.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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website in Science
website or Web site
A set of interconnected webpages, usually including a homepage, generally located on the same server, and prepared and maintained as a collection of information by a person, group, or organization.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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website in Technology
World-Wide Web
(Or "website") Any computer on the Internet running a World-Wide Web server process. A particular website is usually identified by the hostname part of a URL. Multiple hostnames may actually map to the same computer in which case they are known as "virtual servers".
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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