internet

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

internet \in"ter*net\ ([i^]n"t[~e]r*n[e^]t), noun A large network[3] of numerous computers connected through a number of major nodes of high-speed computers having high-speed communications channels between the major nodes, and numerous minor nodes allowing electronic communication among millions of computers around the world; -- usually referred to as {the internet}. It is the basis for the {World-Wide Web}. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

internet

noun

1: a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange [syn: {internet}, {net}, {cyberspace}]


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