website

or web site,

[web-sahyt]

noun Digital Technology.

a connected group of pages on the World Wide Web regarded as a single entity, usually maintained by one person or organization and devoted to a single topic or several closely related topics.

Nearby words

  1. weblog,
  2. webmail,
  3. webmaster,
  4. webmistress,
  5. webpage,
  6. webster,
  7. webster groves,
  8. webster's,
  9. webster, daniel,
  10. webster, john

Also Web·site, Web site.

Origin of website

1990–95

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British Dictionary definitions for web site

website

noun

a group of connected pages on the World Wide Web containing information on a particular subject
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for web site

website

n.

also web site, 1994, from web in the Internet sense + site.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Science definitions for web site

website

Web site (wĕbsīt′)

A set of interconnected webpages, usually including a homepage, generally located on the same server, and prepared and maintained as a collection of information by a person, group, or organization.
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Culture definitions for web site

Web site

See Web page.

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