World Wide Web

[wurld wahyd web]

Origin of World Wide Web

First recorded in 1990–95

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WWW

abbreviation for
  1. World Wide Web

World Wide Web

noun
  1. 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 subjectsAbbreviation: WWW
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WWW

  1. Abbreviation of World Wide Web

World Wide Web

[wûrld]
  1. 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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WWW

World Wide Web

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