World Wide Web

World Wide Web

noun
a system of extensively interlinked hypertext documents: a branch of the Internet. Abbreviation: WWW

Origin:
1990–95

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World Wide Web
 
n
computing WWW 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

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World Wide Web   (wûrld)  Pronunciation Key 
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 definition


See Internet.

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