Internet vs Aoler - What's the difference?

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As a noun aoler is

(internet|informal) an internet user whose isp is aol.

internet

English

Alternative forms

*Internet

Noun

(en noun)
  • (lb) Any set of computer networks that communicate using the Internet Protocol. (An intranet.)
  • (lb) The Internet, the largest global internet.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-21, author=(Oliver Burkeman)
  • , volume=189, issue=2, page=27, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= The tao of tech , passage=The dirty secret of the internet is that all this distraction and interruption is immensely profitable. Web companies like to boast about "creating compelling content", or offering services that let you "stay up to date with what your friends are doing", "share the things you love with the world" and so on.}}
  • (lb) An internet connection, internet connectivity, access to the internet.
  • A fictitious unit of scoring, awarded for making outstanding posts.
  • * 2008 , Anonology, [//groups.google.com/d/msg/alt.religion.scientology/vrXM32CnuGQ/yXEUUlfrg8EJ Re: Narconon Exposed tonight on Canadian TV] , alt.religion.scientology, Usenet
  • You did a nice job there Patty... you came off as intelligent, well-spoken, and concerned about the well being of the victims, in stark contrast to the self-serving, uncaring, unconcerned attitude of the Narconon spokeswoman. 100 internets for you!
  • * 2010 , Bilbo, [//groups.google.com/d/msg/alt.smokers.pipes/xBfzxDxwFW8/up6TLJ-KM3oJ Looking for a Billiard] , alt.smokers.pipes, Usenet
  • That's not a must, but 1000 internets go to the first person to find one.
  • * 2010 , [//groups.google.com/d/msg/rec.arts.tv/b73TKLxzEY4/R1raWDY985wJ Re: What Did You Watch? 2011-11-10 (Thursday)], rec.arts.tv, Usenet
  • You win one internet .
  • * 2011 , [//groups.google.com/d/msg/rec.sport.pro-wrestling/US7JzMDQ3Ng/xXQ-o6LN_lwJ 10 Not So Insanely Great Things Apple Released Under Steve Jobs] , rec.sport.pro-wrestling, Usenet
  • I hope this is sarcastic. Otherwise -100 internets for you.
  • * 2013 , Devon H. O'Dell, [//groups.google.com/d/msg/comp.os.plan9/cgyitBC3PUs/h31NfLZJEd8J], comp.os.plan9, Usenet
  • Do I win an internet ?

    Usage notes

    * When referring to the global internet, the term is frequently capitalized: Internet. Over time, however, this is becoming less common. * The internet, the world wide web, and cyberspace are often considered synonymous.

    Derived terms

    * interweb, interwebs * cable internet

    See also

    * Web *

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    aoler

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Internet, informal) An Internet user whose ISP is AOL.
  • * 1997 , Wendy Grossman, Net.wars
  • AOLers would post hello messages, old-timers would follow up with vituperative diatribes about reading the FAQ without telling them how to get it...
  • * 2001 , Debra Littlejohn Shinder, Martin Grasdal, Configuring ISA Server 2000
  • Your external connection is already maxed out, and one thing you don't need is AOLers jamming up what bandwidth you have left.
  • (informal) An employee of AOL.
  • * 2003 , Alec Klein, Stealing Time: Steve Case, Jerry Levin, and the Collapse of AOL Time Warner
  • The almighty stock option became a fetish object, a love thing, a glimpse into a not-so-distance future for AOLers where freedom reigned...
  • * 2005 , Alexandra Reed Lajoux, The Art of M&A Integration
  • Time Warner employees considered their AOL counterparts to be too pushy and aggressive, while AOLers considered Time Warner staffers to be coddled...

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