World Wide Web

   Abbreviated WWW, W3, or simply the Web. A huge collection of hypertext pages on the Internet.
   World Wide Web concepts were developed in Switzerland by the European Laboratory for Particle Physics (known as CERN), but the Web is not just a tool for scientists; it is one of the most flexible and exciting tools in existence.
   Hypertext links connect pieces of information (text, graphics, animation, audio, and video) in separate HTML pages located at the same or at different Internet sites, and you explore these pages and links using a Web browser such as Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Internet Explorer.
   You can also access a Web resource directly if you specify the appropriate URL (Uniform Resource Locator). World Wide Web traffic is growing faster than most other Internet services, and the reason for this becomes obvious once you try a capable Web browser; it is very easy and a lot of fun to access World Wide Web information.

Dictionary of networking . 2014.

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