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semantic Web

or semantic web, Semantic Web, si-man-tik web, sɪˈmæn tɪk ˈwɛb

an extension of the World Wide Web in which data is structured and XML-tagged on the basis of its meaning or content, so that computers can process and integrate the information without human intervention:
the semantic Web acting as a global database or huge brain.
Origin of semantic Web
1995-2000;1960-65 for earlier sense "network of meanings" Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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British Dictionary definitions for semantic Web

semantic Web

a proposed development of the World Wide Web in which computers can interpret and act on natural language
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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