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Definition of information superhighway noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


information superhighway

NAmE//ɪnfərˌmeɪʃn supərˈhaɪweɪ//
, NAmE//ˈsupərhaɪweɪ//
(old-fashioned) (computing)
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a large electronic network such as the Internet, used for sending information such as sound, pictures, and video quickly in digital form The information superhighway embraces computers, telephones and TVs, linking consumers with services and with each other across the globe. There's a new exit on the information superhighway—a virtual voter registration booth.