tinterweb n. the (web-based) Internet. Editorial Note: Although this term began in, and is still most common in, the United Kingdom, where such contractions are more plausible and familiar, it has spread to other parts of the Anglosphere. Etymological Note: A contraction of the interweb, the latter word which is a blend of Internet and World-Wide Web and was originally used to mock newcomers to the medium, especially those who wrongly believe the the Web constitutes the entirety of the Internet. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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