Definition of the World Wide Web noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the World Wide Web

BrE BrE//ðə ˌwɜːld waɪd ˈweb//
; NAmE NAmE//ðə ˌwɜːrld waɪd ˈweb//
(also the Web) (abbreviation WWW)
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a system for finding information on the Internet, in which documents are connected to other documents using hypertext links to browse a site on the World Wide Web
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the World Wide Web