internet
internet in"ter*net ([i^]n"t[~e]r*n[e^]t), n. A large network[3] of numerous computers connected through a number of major nodes of high-speed computers having high-speed communications channels between the major nodes, and numerous minor nodes allowing electronic communication among millions of computers around the world; -- usually referred to as {the internet}. It is the basis for the {World-Wide Web}. [PJC]

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