information superhighway

/ɪnfəmeɪʃən ˈsupəhaɪweɪ/ (say infuhmayshuhn 'soohpuhhuyway)

noun
the system of information exchange via computer expected to revolutionise learning, commerce, and entertainment through technological advances in computing.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • information superhighway — ˌinformation ˈsuperhighway noun [singular] COMPUTING the Internet: • Ordinary people now have access to the information superhighway. * * * information superhighway UK US noun [C, usually singular] (also superhighway, also infobahn …   Financial and business terms

  • Information Superhighway — Information Superhighway,   Information Highway …   Universal-Lexikon

  • information superhighway — information su|per|high|way [ˌınfəmeıʃən ˌsu:pəˈhaıweı, sju: US fərmeıʃən ˌsu:pər ] n the information superhighway the Internet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • information superhighway — ► NOUN ▪ an extensive electronic network such as the Internet, used for the rapid transfer of information in digital form …   English terms dictionary

  • information superhighway — n. 1. the INTERNET or other extensive computer network 2. a hypothetical electronic communications network encompassing computer networks, television, telephones, etc.: Often information highway …   English World dictionary

  • Information superhighway — The information superhighway was a popular term used through the 1990s to refer to digital communication systems. It is associated with Al Gore. [http://www.netvalley.com/cgi bin/intval/net history.pl] DefinitionsThere are a number of definitions …   Wikipedia

  • Information Superhighway — Der Begriff Datenautobahn (auch: Infobahn) ist eine vielfach verwendete Metapher für das Internet. Es ist eine Übersetzung des englischen Information Highway (auch Information Superhighway oder Information Super Highway). Der Begriff wurde im US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • information superhighway — noun an extensive electronic network (such as the internet) used for the rapid transfer of sound and video and graphics in digital form • Syn: ↑superhighway • Hypernyms: ↑network, ↑electronic network …   Useful english dictionary

  • information superhighway — noun Date: 1983 a telecommunications infrastructure or system (as of television, telephony, or computer networks) used for widespread and usually rapid access to information; especially Internet called also infobahn, information highway …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY — Interactive Network For Organizing, Retrieving, Manipulating, Accessing, and Transferring Information On National Systems, Unleashing Practically Every Rebellious Human Intelligence, Gratifying Hackers, Wiseguys, Assholes, and Yahoos… …   Acronyms

  • information superhighway — ● ►en loc. f. ►SOC Version anglaise d autoroutes de l information (Notez le super ...) …   Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

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