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

Examples of information superhighway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The spring 2020 catalog features more than 200 classes, including deep water aquacise, meditation and navigating the information superhighway. Vincent T. Davis, ExpressNews.com, "San Antonio Oasis opens new, larger center promoting better lifestyles for 50-plus," 21 Jan. 2020 But perhaps running video games with super-complex graphics over the information superhighway isn't the best thing for a tiny Chromecast the size of your thumb. Evelina Nedlund, CNN, "Some Google Stadia customers say their Chromecasts are overheating," 22 Nov. 2019 The information superhighway is more of a bumpy country road in one Alabama city, according to a new study. Leada Gore | Lgore@al.com, al, "Alabama city has 4th slowest internet in the country," 13 Nov. 2019 Al Gore had been in the news talking about the Internet as the information superhighway. Bud Selig And Phil Rogers, courant.com, "Bud Selig reflects on tenure as Commissioner, says Steinbrenner agreeing to let MLB control Yankees website was important day in baseball history," 15 July 2019 Click, click, click on the computer, on the information superhighway. Christine Biederman, WIRED, "Inside Backpage.com’s Vicious Battle With the Feds," 18 June 2019 These guys are the ones who are sort of being left on the side road of the information superhighway. Sarah Jones, The New Republic, "Can White Supremacists Unlearn Hate?," 13 Apr. 2018 Al Gore had been in the news talking about the Internet as the information superhighway. Bud Selig And Phil Rogers, courant.com, "Bud Selig reflects on tenure as Commissioner, says Steinbrenner agreeing to let MLB control Yankees website was important day in baseball history," 15 July 2019 Click, click, click on the computer, on the information superhighway. Christine Biederman, WIRED, "Inside Backpage.com’s Vicious Battle With the Feds," 18 June 2019

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First Known Use of information superhighway

1983, in the meaning defined above

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“Information superhighway.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/information%20superhighway. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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