deep web

or Deep Web

[ deep-web ]
/ ˈdip ˈwɛb /

noun

the portion of the internet that is hidden from conventional search engines, as by encryption; the aggregate of unindexed websites: private databases and other unlinked content on the deep web.

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Also called invisible web, Invisible Web .

Origin of deep web

First recorded in 2000–05
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British Dictionary definitions for deep web

deep Web

noun

computing the part of the World Wide Web not accessible through conventional search engines
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