cyberbridge

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

cyber- +‎ bridge in figurative sense.

NounEdit

cyberbridge (plural cyberbridges)

  1. (rare) A connection in, or to, cyberspace.
    • 1999, David K. Barnhart, Allan A. Metcalf, America in So Many Words: Words That Have Shaped America (page 245)
      With his proposal to put computers within the reach of every schoolchild, President Clinton could be said to be building a cyberbridge to the twenty-first century.
    • 2009 February 3, David M. Herszenhorn, “Internet Money in Fiscal Plan: Wise or Waste?”, New York Times:
      But experts warn that the rural broadband effort could just as easily become a $9 billion cyberbridge to nowhere, representing the worst kind of mistakes that lawmakers could make in rushing to approve one of the largest spending bills in history without considering unintended results.
Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 12:04