World-wide service for communication and information. Data is transmitted via PSTN (telephone network)
A group of networks which are connected together and stretch around the world. The 'net' started as a means for governments and universities to communicate, but has evolved into a billion dollar information and advertising resource.
The world-wide collection of networks and gateways that use the IPS (Internet Protocol Suite) defined by the IETF. A good source of Internet knowledge is Connected - An Internet Encyclopedia.
is an efficient tool for both information and disinformation. Unlike the printed literature and press, the web has no efficient quality control. In the electronic democracy, anybody can write anything. So don't believe everything you read on the web. And if something is incorrect on these pages, please let me know.Found on http://www.abc.se/~pa/uwa/glossary.htm
A global computer network. The system allows you to send and receive communications; conduct research; access public or private databases and advertise products and services. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20108
The global network of networks that connects more than three million computers (called hosts). The Internet is the virtual space in which users send and receive email, login to remote computers (telnet), browse databases of information (gopher, World Wide Web, WAIS), and send and receive programs (ftp) contained on these computers.Found on http://www.mantex.co.uk/samples/glo-3.htm
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a worldwide system of linked computer networks.
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The combined collection of interconnected global computer networks that use TCP/IP protocols and are public domain i.e potentially available to all.
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- a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchangeFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=internet
A network of computer systems started from a requirement by the US defence industry to link together their many computers. The Internet is not so much a network of computers but a network of networks. There has been a huge explosion of interest in the Internet during the last two years from both business and home users.
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(Digital cameras and photo printers) Worldwide network of computers that allows for the global exchange of information.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20472
(NETWORK GLOSSARY) The world's largest internetwork, connecting thousands of networks world-wide and having a 'culture' based upon simplicity, research, and standardisation based on real-life use.Found on http://www.instrument-net.co.uk/newworkglossary.html
The global collection of interconnected networks that all use the TCP/IP protocol.
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â€˜The Internet` is an open International computer network which uses the protocols from the Internet Society. The definite article â€˜The` should always be used to avoid confused with Internet as in the protocol (see IP).
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The international computer Network providing the backbone for a series of protocols providing E-mail, News, File Transfer, World Wide Web, and other services See Browser, Web Site and URL and. Intranet
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an interconnected network of networks - the Internet exists purely as a large group of machines that pass messages to each other, sites linking themselves in because they found it useful - remember when using the Internet that you are piggy backing on other peoples efforts and paying nothing for it, so be polite because they could easily decide to ...Found on http://www.archivemag.co.uk/
A global network connecting millions of computers. As of 1999, the Internet has more than 200 million users worldwide, and that number is growing rapidly. More than 100 countries are linked into exchanges of data, news and opinions. The internet has four principle elements; www, irc chat, email and the newsgroups.
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Worldwide network of interconnected computer networks that is open to everyone. The networks transmit data by packet-switching using the standard Internet Protocol (IP).The Internet can be used to access the World Wide Web, along with file-sharing and e-mails
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The Internet is a worldwide service for information sharing and electronic communication, including e-mail. Data is most often transmitted using a telephone network. The user needs only a PC, a modem and network access via an Internet Service Provider such as AOL.
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The global network of computers linked by the phone and ISDN network. This allows the access of e-mail, pictures, sound, and graphics from anywhere in the world.Found on http://www.amigahistory.co.uk/i.html
The vast collection of interconnected networks that use TCP/IP protocols.
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(Often called the Net) A worldwide system of computer networks a network of networks in which users at any one computer can, if they have permission, get information from any other computer.
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The global network of networks that allows the exchange of information among computer users worldwide.
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Or the Net, worldwide system of computer networks allowing one computer to get information from another, with permission. Conceived by Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) - a US Government initiative - in 1969. The original aim was to create a network for university departments to communicate research material. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829
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