information superhighway

noun

Definition of information superhighway

: a telecommunications infrastructure or system (as of television, telephony, or computer networks) used for widespread and usually rapid access to information; especially : internet called also infobahn, information highway

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First Known Use of information superhighway

1983


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information superhighway

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