A world wide network of computers all linked together over the TCP/IP protocol. The Internet allows people to communicate in real time from different continents. Someone in South America can have an online chat with someone in Russia.

All manner of news and information can be accessed through search engines such as Google. All the major news outlets have websites that have free or subscription access to news.

You usually use the Internet via the World Wide Web. You use a Web browser such as Internet Explorer or Firefox to look things up.

The Internet is not without its problems. Viruses and spyware abound and can major mess up your computer if it becomes infested with them. You need a firewall and antivirus program for safety.
I can look up stuff on the Internet using Google.
by shadowhawk September 16, 2004
The greatest waste of time ever devised by man.
I still need to get my homework done, file FAFSA form, and work on my novel, but I'll just reply to this post for a few more . . .

*checks clock*

DAMN! I've been on the internet for five hours already?
by Killing Kittens May 05, 2006
A wonderfully intended invention which connects people all across the world and reminds us how alike we all are. A sea of applicable and totally non-applicable knowledge, the internet has possibilities sprouting out of its possibilities. It is a revolutionary tool for enhancing the every day lives of the lazy, the stoned, the crackpots, the insonmiacs, the anti-social and the procrastinators.
The internet is a modern day outlet for shopping, knowledge, communication, grass-root movements, information, personal expression, school, media sharing and organizations. The internet has probably had the biggest affect on all people of any technological advance in the past 30 years.
Stoner 1: Have you seen that Dark Side of Oz shit...on the internet?
Stoner 2: Bejebus, yes! Crazy ass shit. Let's google vid it.
by Alyse Toulouse January 04, 2009
A terrifying place jam-packed with annoying liberals, rude and agreesive atheists, 9/11 Inside Job nutcases, horny, obese jack-offs, Obamites, paedophiles, and much much more. Please access with caution.
You're using the internet right now...
by IeuanBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB March 02, 2009
a place on the computer where one can pretend to be researching for their history paper when one is actually checking for new comments on one's myspace.
Mother says to son "Timmy, what are you doing on our personal computer?"

Timmy responds with "Well golly, I was just researching for my history paper, of course on the good ol' world wide web, or as some like to call it, the internet."
by the my thpathe kid September 14, 2006
The place where you go to get all your porn, software and movies for free.
by relaxed May 26, 2003
A virtual place where everyone feels they have the right to force their opinions, offend, and engage in verbal barbarism between other users
MyGrammarSucks: Can I haz 2 bucks pl0x
TrollGuy6969: No
MyGrammarSucks:Whai?? :(
TrollGuy6969:Because your grammar sucks
MyGrammarSucks: fuck u man go suck a dick
*Admin 1337 ban hammers 'MyGrammarSucks' from the internet*
by NormannTheDoorman August 12, 2012
The only place where "Freedom of speach" actually exists.
On the internet one can point out that 86% of terrorists are Islam without being called a racist.
by starky August 25, 2007
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