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internet | cybervillage |

As a noun cybervillage is

the social equivalent of a village on the internet or in cyberspace; a small online community.



Alternative forms



(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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    (en noun)
  • The social equivalent of a village on the Internet or in cyberspace; a small online community.
  • Hypernyms

    * cybercommunity

    See also

    * global village