American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The complete set of documents residing on all Internet servers that use the HTTP protocol, accessible to users via a simple point-and-click system.
- n. Collectively, all of the web pages on the Internet which hyperlink to each other and to other kinds of documents and media.
- n. computing Internet resources that are retrieved by Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP).
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The collective total of all computer installations that are connected to the internet and provide access to other computers connected to the internet, using hypertext transfer protocol, to computer files called web pages, which may have text, graphics, audio or animated video data, as well as pages which may provide data or information in all those forms.
- n. computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol
- 1990, coined by Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau, from worldwide and web. (Wiktionary)
“_Asimov's_ on the World Wide Web www. asimovs.com Subscriptions to the print edition One Year $32.97”
“The University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana is where Marc Andreesen developed Mosaic, the browser that made the World Wide Web what it is today.”
“But I had no stocks, no computer, and, like most people in 1994 — even in Seattle — I couldn't have found the World Wide Web if you spotted me two W's and a backslash.”
“As if you haven’t heard enough about it already, the World Wide Web on the Internet is an RVer’s paradise for renting and most other information.”
“Check current information about passports on the NPS World Wide Web site www.nps.gov.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘World Wide Web’.
An extract from the "Zold Tolmacs" project, a HU-EN environmental dictionary compiled by Robert Gulyas in 2000.
T rolls, table sugar, table wine, tabular block, tabular ice, tackle habitat de..., tackle hunger, tackle problems, tackle the crisis, tackle the escala..., tackle the waste ..., tagged image file... and 3050 more...
Proper names beginning with the word "World"
World Atmosphere ..., World Climate Con..., World Climate Dat..., World Climate Pro..., World Climate Res..., World Coal Institute, World Commission ..., World Commission ..., World Conservatio..., World Conservatio..., World Council of ..., World Data Center and 22 more...
Looking for tweets for World Wide Web.