the World Wide Web

Definition of the World Wide Web

:the part of the Internet that can be looked at with a special program (called a browser) and that is made up of many documents which are linked together

Word by Word Definitions

world play
  1. : the earthly state of human existence

  2. : life after death

  3. : the earth with its inhabitants and all things upon it

  1. : of or relating to the world

  2. : extending or found throughout the world : worldwide

  3. : involving or applying to part of or the whole world

wide play
  1. : having great extent : vast

  2. : extending over a vast area : extensive

  3. : extending throughout a specified area or scope

  1. : over a great distance or extent : widely

  2. : over a specified distance, area, or extent

  3. : so as to leave much space or distance between

web play
  1. : a fabric on a loom or in process of being removed from a loom

  2. : cobweb, spiderweb

  3. : a network of silken thread spun especially by the larvae of various insects (such as a tent caterpillar) and usually serving as a nest or shelter

  1. : to construct or form a web

  2. : to cover with a web or network

  3. : ensnare, entangle


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