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Web +‎ log, coined by Jorn Barger in 1997.

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weblog (plural weblogs)

  1. (Internet, dated) A website in the form of an ongoing journal.
    Synonym: blog
    • 2002 July 25, J. D. Biersdorfer, “Your World, Online: Setting Up a Weblog”, in New York Times[1]:
      A Weblog is updated as often as the writer decides and can include photographs and links to other sites around the Web. There are different ways to create a Weblog, and you do not need your own file server.
    • 2011, Xin Xin, “Web 2.0, citizen journalism and social justice in China”, in Graham Meikle, Guy Redden, editors, News Online: Transformations and Continuities[2], Palgrave Macmillan, →ISBN, →OCLC, page 184:
      The case of the Loufan landslide indicates how a mainstream journalist-blogger used his weblog to expose the cover-up of an accident in north-west China.

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English weblog. Equivalent to web +‎ log.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɛp.lɔx/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: web‧log

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weblog n or m (plural weblogs, diminutive weblogje n)

  1. A weblog.
    Synonym: blog

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weblog m (plural weblogs)

  1. weblog