Surf the web

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Definition

to surf the web: to look at pages on the internet
verb

a web: a structure of delicate threads (like the ones spiders make); a network
noun

Examples

  • "Edward : Well, it says here on the web that North Korea is very nice this time of year."
  • "No longer is the web 'just' a research tool, a means to keep in touch via e-mail or a source of easily-plagiarized material for lazy students."
  • "- Don't use Enternet Ixplorer to browse the web."
  • "Hopefully we'll have you fully operational and surfing the web in no time!"
  • "Perhaps you are a purist and limit yourself to downloading pornography and heavy metal music, however whether you are podcasting vegan recipes or ranting about Venezuelan foreign policy on a message board, it seems clear that the Web has become less of an occasional tool than a full-time distraction."
  • "There is no end in sight for development on the web, that's why we need to reclaim our humanity before it's too late."

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