the Web

noun

: the part of the Internet that is accessed through a special program (called a browser) and that is made up of many documents which are linked together
spent hours on the Web doing research

Examples of the Web in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Going into the speech, the Web site FiveThirtyEight had Biden’s unfavorable ratings at the highest level of his Presidency, with more than fifty-six per cent disapproving of his performance in office. Susan B. Glasser, The New Yorker, 8 Mar. 2024 Comments on the Web page from Rubio, Dixon, and others questioned the results, pointing to, at minimum, sloppy methods and descriptions. Matthew Hutson, The New Yorker, 6 Feb. 2024 While the Focus on Flanders will drill down into new Nordic co-production opportunities with the region, the panel ‘Inside the Web of Future European Financing’ will shed light on drama investment plans from French groups Mediawan, Wildside and Finnish venture capital fund IPR.VC. Annika Pham, Variety, 18 Jan. 2024 In 2021, researchers analyzed the ten thousand games with the highest rankings on the Web site BoardGameGeek, and found that, between 2000 and 2020, the average number of mechanics in new games had increased from roughly two and a half to four. Matthew Hutson, The New Yorker, 21 Dec. 2023 From the Web browser down to the transistor, each sub-area or system is built atop some other, older sub-area or system, the layers dense but legible. James Somers, The New Yorker, 13 Nov. 2023 One wing is for what the Web site calls independent living. Clare Sestanovich, The New Yorker, 6 Nov. 2023 There were detailed instructions on a message board about how to get to the special swimming hole, but the Web page wouldn’t fully load. Emma Cline, The New Yorker, 23 Oct. 2023 The Great American Baking Show is streaming now on the Roku Channel, which can be access for free on Roku devices, the Web, iOS and Android devices, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV, and Google TV and other Android TV OS devices. Erin Clack, Peoplemag, 5 Oct. 2023

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“The Web.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Web. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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