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Internet

 

A publicly accessible Wide Area Network that can be employed for communication between computers.

To many users, the terms: 'Internet' ('The Net') and 'World Wide Web' ('The Web') are synonymous. In fact, the Web - the best known part of the Net by virtue of all those www.name.com advertisements - is only one part of The Internet, which also includes: Usenet, Arpanet, Bulletin Boards, On-Line services, and a variety of other accessible networks.


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