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World Wide Web

[wurld wahyd web] /ˈwɜrld ˌwaɪd ˈwɛb/
a system of extensively interlinked hypertext documents: a branch of the Internet (usually preceded by the).
Abbreviation: WWW.
Origin of World Wide Web
First recorded in 1990-95
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See Internet. Unabridged
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World Wide Web

(computing) 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 WWW
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World Wide Web in Science
World Wide Web
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 in Culture

World Wide Web definition

See Internet.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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