cloud computing

[ kloudkuhm-pyoo-ting ]
/ ˈklaʊd kəmˌpyu tɪŋ /

noun Digital Technology.

internet-based computing in which large groups of remote servers are networked so as to allow sharing of data-processing tasks, centralized data storage, and online access to computer services or resources.

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Origin of cloud computing

First recorded in 1995–2000
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British Dictionary definitions for cloud computing

cloud computing

noun

a model of computer use in which services stored on the internet are provided to users on a temporary basis
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