Internet


Internet
Internet In‧ter‧net [ˈɪntənet ǁ -tər-] noun
the Internet COMPUTING TELECOMMUNICATIONS the network of computer systems that allows computer users around the world to exchange information:

• These regulations have been published on the Internet.

• Do you have access to the Internet?

— compare extranet, intranet
ˌwireless ˈinternet [singular, uncountable]
COMPUTING TELECOMMUNICATIONS a service that allows you to use the Internet with a mobile phone or a wireless computer:

• Our service provides high-speed wireless internet access for customers with a wireless-ready laptop or Pocket PC.

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Ⅰ.
internet UK US (also Internet) /ˈɪntənet/ noun INTERNET, IT
the internet — Cf. the internet
[U] the fact of the internet being available to use: »

You will need broadband internet in order to use this service.

»

We are one of the cheapest providers of mobile internet.

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internet UK US (also Internet) /ˈɪntənet/ adjective [before noun]
INTERNET, IT relating to the internet: »

In Asia, the cell phone is a primary internet connection device.

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The broker increased its internet capability to handle 40,000 trades a day.

»

internet companies

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Our internet sales surpassed catalog orders for the first time.

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an internet site


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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