from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A privately maintained computer network that can be accessed only by authorized persons, especially members or employees of the organization that owns it.

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  • n. A private computer network that uses the protocols of the Internet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a restricted computer network; a private network created using World Wide Web software


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