- noun the global, public network of computers and telephone links that houses websites, allows email to be sent, and is accessed with the aid of a modem
- noun an international wide area network that provides file and data transfer, together with electronic mail functions for millions of users around the world.
- noun the international electronic network which provides file and data transfer, together with electronic mail functions for millions of users round the world. Anyone can use the Internet.
Information & Library Science
- noun a system of computer communication which allows international access to databases and electronic mail systems