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Descriptor English:   Internet 
Descriptor Spanish:   Internet 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Internet 
Synonyms English:   Cyber Space
Web, World Wide
Wide Web, World
World Wide Web  
Tree Number:   L01.
Definition English:   A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange. 
See Related English:   Cloud Computing
History Note English:   99; see COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS 1996-98 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification EC economics
ES ethics HI history
IS instrumentation LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data SD supply & distribution
TD trends  
Record Number:   33921 
Unique Identifier:   D020407 

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