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or Web site  (wĕb′sīt′)
A set of interconnected webpages, usually including a homepage, generally located on the same server, and prepared and maintained as a collection of information by a person, group, or organization.
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Web′ site`

or website

or web site,

Computers. a connected group of pages on the World Wide Web regarded as a single entity, usu. maintained by one person or organization and devoted to one single topic or several closely related topics.
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Noun1.Web site - a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Webweb site - a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web; "the Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers"
chat room, chatroom - a site on the internet where a number of users can communicate in real time (typically one dedicated to a particular topic)
portal site, portal - a site that the owner positions as an entrance to other sites on the internet; "a portal typically has search engines and free email and chat rooms etc."
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(web) noun
1. a type of trap for flies etc made of fine silk threads, spun by a spider etc. a spider's web.
2. the skin between the toes of a waterfowl.
webbed adjective
(of ducks' etc feet) joined between the toes by a web.
ˈwebbing noun
a tough woven fabric used in making belts, straps, upholstery etc.
ˈweb-ˈfooted, ˌweb-ˈtoed adjective
having webbed feet.
Web site noun
see site.
World Wide Web noun
see WWW.
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