Internet Definition

ĭntər-nĕt
noun
A publicly accessible system of networks that connects computers around the world via the TCP/IP protocol.
American Heritage
The international computer network made up of thousands of smaller business, academic, and governmental networks and used extensively as an information resource.
Webster's New World
It began in 1973 as a project proposed by the United States Department of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to link research facilities at defense agencies and universities within the United States.
YourDictionary
In 1983 the Internet was released to the world.
YourDictionary
The World Wide Web was designed by the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN) in 1989 and allowed for all available published information to be searched and viewed in graphical mode.
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pronoun

The specific internet consisting of a global network of computers that communicate using Internet Protocol (IP) and that use Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) to identify the best paths to route those communications.

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An interconnection of networks that is so seamless as to appear to the user as one network.The networks can include local area networks (LANs), metropolitan area networks (MANs), and wide area networks (WANs). See also Internet, LAN, MAN, network, seamless, and WAN.

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Other Word Forms of Internet

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Singular:
Internet
Plural:
internets

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