An Internet Dictionary
The computer industry and the Internet are adding new words everyday to our language. Learn the meaning of these new terms in words you can understand.
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- Net, the
- A shortened word for the Internet.
- A set of rules on how to behave on the Internet. Netiquette means etiquette on the Internet. Whatis link Visit Whatis.com, an online dictionary, for more information on netiquette.
- A citizen of the Internet. Netizen combines net, an abbreviation for Internet and izen from citizen.
- A system of links that carry voice, video, or data between local or remote connections. Visit Whatis.com, an online dictionary, for more information on network.
- Pronounced NOO-bee. Any one who is a new user of personal computers, the World Wide Web or the Internet. Visit Whatis.com, an online dictionary, for more information on newbie.
- A place on the Internet where topics are posted and discussed. Some leaders moderate newsgroups by deciding what material appears. A newsgroup with no moderator may contain biased or incorrect information. Visit Whatis.com, an online dictionary, for more information on newsgroup.
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