internet

See also: Internet and İnternet

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

The noun is a variant of Internet. The verb is derived from the noun.[1]

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

internet

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Internet (the specific internet consisting of a global network of computers that communicate using Internet Protocol (IP) and that use Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) to identify the best paths to route those communications)
    • 2013 June 21, Oliver Burkeman, “Conscious computing: How to take control of your life online”, in Alan Rusbridger, editor, The Guardian[1], London: Guardian News & Media, ISSN 0261-3077, OCLC 229952407, archived from the original on 13 March 2022:
      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.
Usage notesEdit

See the usage notes at Internet.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

internet (countable and uncountable, plural internets)

  1. (uncountable) Internet access or connection; internet connectivity.
    Do you have internet at your place? My internet is down and I want to check my email.
  2. (countable)
    1. Any set of computer networks that communicate using the Internet Protocol; an intranet.
    2. (Internet slang, humorous) A fictitious unit of scoring awarded for making outstanding posts on the internet.
      • 2008 April 5, “Anonology”, “Narconon Exposed tonight on Canadian TV”, in alt.religion.scientology, Usenet[2]:
        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 August 7, “Bilbo”, “Looking for a Billiard”, in alt.smokers.pipes, Usenet[3]:
        I have been looking through CupOJoes and kind of want something dark with a silver band between the bit and the bowl [of the pipe]. That's not a must, but 1000 internets go to the first person to find one.
      • 2011 November 12, David Johnston, “What Did You Watch? 2011-11-10 (Thursday)”, in rec.arts.tv, Usenet[4]:
        You win one internet.
      • 2011 October 14, Unifarva@sticklerboi.com, “10 Not So Insanely Great Things Apple Released Under Steve Jobs”, in rec.sport.pro-wrestling, Usenet[5]:
        I hope this is sarcastic. Otherwise -100 internets for you.
      • 2013 February 26, Devon H. O’Dell, “[9fans] Ancient History: ‘Electronic Mail Without Aliases’”, in comp.os.plan9, Usenet[6]:
        Do I win an internet?
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

VerbEdit

internet (third-person singular simple present internets, present participle internetting, simple past and past participle internetted)

  1. (intransitive, Internet, informal) To use the Internet; specifically, to search for information using the Internet.
    Having no idea what that means, I am internetting like mad.
    • 2002, Soshana Keiny, “The Conceptual Framework of the Book”, in Ecological Thinking: A New Approach to Educational Change, Lanham, Md.; New York, N.Y.: University Press of America, →ISBN, page 14:
      We have several groups of Internetters, from Alaska, from New Zealand, and a group from San Francisco interested in deserts as a context where different faiths developed. Internetting with them could stimulate discussion. Internetting with other countries is seen as a way of broadening the students' areas of interest and triggering their questions.
    • 2005, Vincente L. Rafael, “The Cell Phone and the Crowd: Messianic Politics in the Contemporary Philippines”, in Daniel Rosenberg and Susan Harding, editors, Histories of the Future, Durham, N.C.; London: Duke University Press, →ISBN, page 87:
      Most of us, before and after the second uprising, can be found in schools, offices, or factories, going about our everyday lives. Dreaming, working hard for a future. Texting, internetting, entertaining ourselves in the present.
    • 2021, Shirley Goldberg, chapter 15, in Eat Your Heart Out (Starting Over; 2), [Adams Basin, N.Y.?]: The Wild Rose Press, →ISBN:
      I collect cookbooks, too. And recipes, you know, that I've internetted.
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From inter- (prefix meaning ‘amid, among; between’) +‎ net (to form a netting or network).[1]

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

internet (third-person singular simple present internets, present participle internetting, simple past and past participle internetted) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. (archaic, rare) To entwine or link (several things) together, so as to form a network; to interconnect, to network.
    Synonym: interweave
    • 1856 March, John O’Fallon [et al.], “Article IV. Report on the ‘Overland Mail’ from Missouri to California.”, in M. Tarver and H. Cobb, editors, The Western Journal and Civilian, Devoted to Agriculture, Manufactures, Mechanic Arts, Internal Improvement, Commerce, Public Policy, and Polite Literature, volume XV, number 4, St. Louis, Mo.: [] M. Niedner & Co., [], OCLC 9193165, page 250:
      A railroad performs in a single day as much work as a ship in a whole year. This is done, too, in the midst of society, internetted among the cities, the farms, the dwellings of the people.
    • 1862 September, “The Two Sicilies in 1862. [First Notice.]”, in [Charles Patrick Meehan], editor, Duffy’s Hibernian Sixpenny Magazine, volume II (New Series), number 9, Dublin; London: James Duffy, [], OCLC 946885722, page 284:
      With 1849 began the organization of the secret societies, which, regulated from Piedmont, internetted the entire southern peninsula.
    • 1864 November 1, Elihu Burritt, “Material Bonds of Peace”, in Bond of Brotherhood, number 172 (New Series), London: Job Caudwell, []; Simpkin, Marshall & Co. and Kent & Co., OCLC 644153636, page 370:
      Thus silent and imperceptible is the webwork of material interests which are internetting the great family of nations with the bonds of peace.
    • 1909 November 13, H. P. FitzGerald Marriott, “Correspondence. The Wonders of Tropical Africa.”, in The Spectator: A Weekly Review of Politics, Literature, Theology, and Art, volume 103, number 4,246, London: F. C. Westley, ISSN 0038-6952, OCLC 219844110, page 780, column 1:
      As the light filters through some gap in the topmost boughs into the damp atmosphere, it magnifies and confuses the foliage, and lights up thousands of monkey-ropes, or lianas, that hang from every branch through the forests and which stretch without beginning and without end, hanging loosely like gymnasium ropes, or swung up again in a giant loop, often twisting into fantastic knots as it internets with some other portion of the mighty cable.
    • 1913 June 9, Hermann Edward Hasse, “Systematic Treatment”, in The Lichen Flora of Southern California (Smithsonian Institution, Bulletin of the United States National Museum, Contributions from the United States National Herbarium; 17, part 1), Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, OCLC 1446922, page 11:
      ARTHROPYRENIA. Mass. Paraphyses loosely branching and internetting or absent; spores 2 to 6-locular, colorless, ovoid or oblong.
    • 2002 January, Rameshwar K. Sharma, “Evolution of the Membrane Guanylate Cyclase Transduction System”, in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry: An International Journal for Chemical Biology in Health and Disease, volume 230, number 1, Kluwer Academic Publishers, DOI:10.1007/978-1-4615-0927-1, →ISBN, ISSN 0300-8177, OCLC 833269541, page 12, column 2:
      These studies finally resulted in the discovery of a membrane guanylate cyclase transduction system that is internetted with seven transmembrane receptor signaling system.
    • 2004, “Phase I Report: Operational Test Design and Evaluation of the Interim Armored Vehicle”, in Improved Operational Testing and Evaluation and Methods of Combining Test Information for the Stryker Family of Vehicles and Related Army Systems: Phase II Report, Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, →ISBN, page 118:
      The synergistic effects achieved by internetting highly trained soldiers and leaders with platforms and organizational design enable the force to avoid surprise, develop rapid decisions, control the time and place to engage in combat, conduct precision maneuver, shape the battlespace with precision fires and effects, and achieve decisive outcomes.
  2. (specifically, networking) To connect (a computer, an electronic device, etc.) into a computer network (in particular, the Internet).
    • 1966 February 14, Robert S[trange] McNamara, witness, “Statement of the Secretary of Defense”, in Department of Defense Appropriations for 1967: Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Eighty-ninth Congress, Second Session [...] Part 1 [], Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, OCLC 16074990, page 59:
      We are continuing our program of internetting our radar system with that of the Federal Aviation Agency.
    • 1975 March 7, Malcolm R[oderick] Currie, witness, “Statement of Dr. Malcolm R. Currie, Director, Defense Research and Engineering, Accompanied by Laurin A. Knutson, Assistant Director (Programing) O.D.D.R. & E.”, in Fiscal Year 1976 and July–September 1976 Transition Period Authorization for Military Procurement, Research and Development, and Active Duty, Selected Reserve, and Civilian Personnel Strengths: Hearings before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Ninety-forth Congress, First Session on S. 920 [] Part 6: Research and Development [], Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, OCLC 688569124, page 2756:
      More efficient means of internetting the computers in the system must also be developed.
    • 1981 September 29, Stephen J[oseph] Lukasik, witness, “Statement of Stephen J. Lukasik, Chief Scientist, Office of Science and Technology, Federal Communications Commission”, in Emergency Management Information and Technology: Hearings before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, First Session [] (no. 55), Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, published [1982], OCLC 8330671, page 119:
      Other less dynamic examples of information networks include intelligence or military command centers, internetted with communications including different kinds of voice circuits, (i.e., encrypted and non encrypted), data communications, teletype, facsimile, and the like.
    • 1985 spring, Robert J. DeSutter, Jr., “SALT Nonviolations and the Evolution of a Compliance Policy”, in Robert J. DeSutter, Jr., compiler, Selected Readings and Documents on Postwar American Defense Policy, volume III, [Colorado Springs, Colo.: United States Air Force Academy]; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, OCLC 942072689, page [1041]:
      [] Soviet interceptors have been internetted with radars, enabling the use of early-warning radars to track reentry vehicles for interception. [] [T]he Soviets have evidently internetted their SA-5, not with earlier mechanical radars, but with phased-array systems that are far more adequate for reentry vehice tracking purposes.
    • 1988 February 25, “Breakout”, in The Wall Street Journal, New York, N.Y.: Dow Jones & Company, ISSN 0099-9660, OCLC 36098632, page 20:
      We hear that Air Force Intelligence has officially concluded the Soviets have rolled production lines to break out of the ABM treaty and deploy a nationwide anti-missile system, which could possibly be in place by next year. [] [T]he Soviets are internetting their early-warning radars []
    • 1990 April 5, John J. Welch Jr., Edward R. Bracken, and Thomas R. Ferguson, witnesses, “Missile and Other Procurement, Air Force”, in Department of Defense Appropriations for 1991: Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session: Part 5 [], Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, OCLC 22164731, page 432:
      Question. How will the various radars of the Caribbean Basin Radar Network be internetted together? / Answer. [] These operation centers will also be internetted so as to share surveillance data and coordinate tracking/interdiction efforts.
    • 1996 April–June, Robert J. Bunker, “Internetted Structures and C2 Nodes”, in Susan M. Miranda, editor, Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin (PB 34-96-2), volume 2, number 2, Fort Huachuca, Ariz.: U.S. Army Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca, OCLC 608098861, page 26, column 2:
      An experiment conducted by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the ARPANET experiment sought to explore technologies for the networking of remote research sites. ARPANET sends independent digital packets over networks "internetted" together to pass information.
    • 2000 June, David E[ric] Pearson, “WWMCCS Intercomputer Network”, in The World Wide Military Command and Control System: Evolution and Effectiveness, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.: Air University Press, →ISBN, page 186:
      Emergency "patches" were applied to WWMCCS's General Comprehensive Operating System software as engineers desperately tried to find a way to work around the limitations of the Honeywell 6000 computers so that the network's nodes could be effectively internetted.
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 internet, v.”, in OED Online  , Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, March 2022.

AnagramsEdit


AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Internet.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

internet (definite accusative interneti, plural internetlər)

  1. the Internet, the web
    internet səhifəsiwebpage
    internet saytıinternet site
    internet istifadəçisiinternet user
    internet şəbəkəsithe internet network
    internet xidmətləriweb-based services
    internet resurslarıinternet resources
    internet senzurasıinternet censorship
    internet vasitəsiləvia internet
    internetə girməkto go on the internet
    internetə qoşulmaqto connect to the internet
    yüksək sürətli internethigh-speed internet
    geniş zolaqlı internetbroadband internet

DeclensionEdit

    Declension of internet
singular plural
nominative internet
internetlər
definite accusative interneti
internetləri
dative internetə
internetlərə
locative internetdə
internetlərdə
ablative internetdən
internetlərdən
definite genitive internetin
internetlərin
    Possessive forms of internet
nominative
singular plural
mənim (my) internetim internetlərim
sənin (your) internetin internetlərin
onun (his/her/its) interneti internetləri
bizim (our) internetimiz internetlərimiz
sizin (your) internetiniz internetləriniz
onların (their) interneti or internetləri internetləri
accusative
singular plural
mənim (my) internetimi internetlərimi
sənin (your) internetini internetlərini
onun (his/her/its) internetini internetlərini
bizim (our) internetimizi internetlərimizi
sizin (your) internetinizi internetlərinizi
onların (their) internetini or internetlərini internetlərini
dative
singular plural
mənim (my) internetimə internetlərimə
sənin (your) internetinə internetlərinə
onun (his/her/its) internetinə internetlərinə
bizim (our) internetimizə internetlərimizə
sizin (your) internetinizə internetlərinizə
onların (their) internetinə or internetlərinə internetlərinə
locative
singular plural
mənim (my) internetimdə internetlərimdə
sənin (your) internetində internetlərində
onun (his/her/its) internetində internetlərində
bizim (our) internetimizdə internetlərimizdə
sizin (your) internetinizdə internetlərinizdə
onların (their) internetində or internetlərində internetlərində
ablative
singular plural
mənim (my) internetimdən internetlərimdən
sənin (your) internetindən internetlərindən
onun (his/her/its) internetindən internetlərindən
bizim (our) internetimizdən internetlərimizdən
sizin (your) internetinizdən internetlərinizdən
onların (their) internetindən or internetlərindən internetlərindən
genitive
singular plural
mənim (my) internetimin internetlərimin
sənin (your) internetinin internetlərinin
onun (his/her/its) internetinin internetlərinin
bizim (our) internetimizin internetlərimizin
sizin (your) internetinizin internetlərinizin
onların (their) internetinin or internetlərinin internetlərinin

Further readingEdit


CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

(Balearic) IPA(key): /in.təɾˈnət/

NounEdit

internet m (plural internets)

  1. internet

CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English internet.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: in‧ter‧net

NounEdit

internet

  1. internet
    1. any set of computer networks that communicate using the Internet Protocol
    2. the Internet, the largest global internet
    3. an internet connection, internet connectivity, access to the internet

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Internet.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

internet m

  1. the Internet
  2. internet (any set of computer networks)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Internet.

NounEdit

internet n (singular definite internettet, not used in plural form)

  1. internet

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Internet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪntərˌnɛt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: in‧ter‧net

NounEdit

internet n (uncountable)

  1. Internet (specific internet consisting of the global network of computers)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

internet

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of internetten
  2. imperative of internetten

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Internet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈint(ː)ernet/, [ˈin̪t̪(ː)e̞rne̞t̪]
  • Rhymes: -internet
  • Syllabification(key): in‧ter‧net

NounEdit

internet

  1. internet

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of internet (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative internet
genitive internetin
partitive internetiä
illative internetiin
singular plural
nominative internet
accusative nom. internet
gen. internetin
genitive internetin
partitive internetiä
inessive internetissä
elative internetistä
illative internetiin
adessive internetillä
ablative internetiltä
allative internetille
essive internetinä
translative internetiksi
instructive
abessive internetittä
comitative
Possessive forms of internet (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person internetini internetimme
2nd person internetisi internetinne
3rd person internetinsä

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Internet.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

internet m (uncountable)

  1. (singular only) the Internet
    Il a rencontré beaucoup d'amis sur internet la semaine dernière.
    He met a lot of friends on the internet last week.

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Internet.

NounEdit

internet f (uncountable)

  1. internet

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Internet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈintɛrnɛt]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: in‧ter‧net
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

NounEdit

internet (plural internetek)

  1. (computing, Internet) Internet (specific internet consisting of the global network of computers)
    Synonym: (informal) net

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative internet internetek
accusative internetet interneteket
dative internetnek interneteknek
instrumental internettel internetekkel
causal-final internetért internetekért
translative internetté internetekké
terminative internetig internetekig
essive-formal internetként internetekként
essive-modal
inessive internetben internetekben
superessive interneten interneteken
adessive internetnél interneteknél
illative internetbe internetekbe
sublative internetre internetekre
allative internethez internetekhez
elative internetből internetekből
delative internetről internetekről
ablative internettől internetektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
interneté interneteké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
internetéi internetekéi
Possessive forms of internet
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. internetem interneteim
2nd person sing. interneted interneteid
3rd person sing. internete internetei
1st person plural internetünk interneteink
2nd person plural internetetek interneteitek
3rd person plural internetük interneteik

Derived termsEdit

Compound words

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English internet.

NounEdit

internet n (genitive singular internets, no plural)

  1. internet

DeclensionEdit


IndonesianEdit

 
Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

EtymologyEdit

From English internet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɪntərˈnɛt̚]
  • Hyphenation: in‧têr‧nèt

NounEdit

internet (first-person possessive internetku, second-person possessive internetmu, third-person possessive internetnya)

  1. internet.

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Internet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈin.terˌnɛt/, /ˌin.terˈnɛt/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ɛt
  • Hyphenation: ìn‧ter‧net, in‧ter‧nèt

NounEdit

internet f (uncountable)

  1. internet

AdjectiveEdit

internet (invariable)

  1. (relational) web, internet

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Internet in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

AnagramsEdit


MalayEdit

 
Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ms

EtymologyEdit

From English internet.

NounEdit

internet (Jawi spelling اينترنيت‎, plural internet-internet, informal 1st possessive internetku, 2nd possessive internetmu, 3rd possessive internetnya)

  1. internet.

Further readingEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from English internet.

NounEdit

internet f (usually uncountable, plural internets)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Internet
  2. internet (an internet connection, internet connectivity, access to the internet. )
    Estou sem internet. Ultimamente a minha internet tem estado sempre em baixo.
    I have no internet. Lately, my internet is always down.

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:internet.


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Internet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /înternet/
  • Hyphenation: in‧ter‧net

NounEdit

ȉnternet m (Cyrillic spelling и̏нтернет)

  1. internet

ReferencesEdit

  • internet” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Internet.

NounEdit

internet m (genitive singular internetu, nominative plural internety, genitive plural internetov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. the Internet
  2. internet (any set of computer networks)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Internet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /inteɾˈnet/, [ĩn̪.t̪eɾˈnet̪]

NounEdit

internet m or f (uncountable)

  1. internet
    lo encontré en internet
    I found it on the internet

Usage notesEdit

  • Internet is an ambiguous noun with no definite gender; both el and la are used.

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Internet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪntɛrnɛt/, /ɪntɛrˈnɛt/
  • (file)

NounEdit

internet n (indeclinable)

  1. internet

Derived termsEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English internet.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

internet (definite accusative interneti, uncountable)

  1. internet
    Synonym: genel ağ

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative internet
Definite accusative interneti
Singular Plural
Nominative internet internetler
Definite accusative interneti internetleri
Dative internete internetlere
Locative internette internetlerde
Ablative internetten internetlerden
Genitive internetin internetlerin