Internet and Websites 1

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Words Related to Communication - Internet and Websites 1

Here you will learn some English words related to the Internet and websites, such as "browser", "bookmark", and "address bar".

Words Related to Communication
access providernoun

a company that provides customers with internet access

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account
accountnoun

an arrangement based on which a user is given a private and personalized access to an online platform, application, or computer

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ad blockernoun

a piece of software that prevents pop-up advertisements from appearing on a website

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address
addressnoun

a series of letters and other characters that identifies a destination for email messages or the location of a website

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address bar
address barnoun

a box-like area in a web browser where the address of a website is shown or where the user can type a web address into

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ADSLnoun

a method of connecting to the internet using a phone line that allows you to use that phone line at the same time

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to anonymizeverb

(computing) to remove any information from the data sent or received over the internet so that it cannot be traced or identified

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bandwidthnoun

(computing) the maximum rate of data transfer of an electronic communications system

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banner adnoun

a form of online advertisement that is shown at the sides, top or bottom of a webpage and is delivered by an ad server

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bookmark
bookmarknoun

(computing) the marked address of a website or file for easier and faster access

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to bookmark
to bookmarkverb

to store the address of a file, website, etc. for faster and easier access

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broadbandnoun

a system of Internet connection that allows users to share information simultaneously

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broadbandadjective

relating to or of a high-speed internet connection that allows simultaneous exchange of different forms of data through dividing the frequency range into multiple channels

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to browse
to browseverb

to check a web page, text, etc. without reading all the content

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browser
browsernoun

a computer program that enables the user to read or look at information on the Internet

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carriernoun

a telecommunications firm that provides a cellular or internet service

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clickjackingnoun

the unfair practice of hiding hyperlinks beneath the content of a website in order to manipulate the users who might click on them unintentionally

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clickstreamnoun

the chronological order by which a user clicks on the hyperlinks in a given website

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to connect
to connectverb

to join a device such as a computer or cell phone to a computer network or the Internet

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connectionnoun

the state of being linked or connected

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cookienoun

(computing) data that a web server sends to a browser and receives if the user visits the website again, used for identifying or tracking the user's activities

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cybercafenoun

a café that provides its customers with internet access

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cybernautnoun

a person who is actively engaged in online communities and uses the internet a lot

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dial-upadjective

using a modem and a conventional phone line to access the internet

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discussion forumnoun

a meeting in which the participants get online to exchange ideas about a topic

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distance learningnoun

a learning system in which students and teachers do not attend classes instead use online or broadcast resources

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DOInoun

(computing) a series of numbers and letters dedicated to a piece of text or document published on the internet electronically

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domainnoun

the last characters of a website's address such as '.com', '.org', etc.

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domain namenoun

a series of letters and numbers separated by periods that show the address of a webpage

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dot-comnoun

a firm that has based its business mainly on the internet with a website under the domain '.com'

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eBaynoun

a website dedicated to the buying and selling of items that are put in an auction by users

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to eBayverb

to buy or sell an item that has been auctioned on eBay

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to egosurfverb

to search the internet for one's own name or a personal website

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ego-surfingnoun

the act of searching the internet to find one's own name online

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e-zinenoun

a magazine that is published on the internet in an electronic form

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favoritenoun

a record of the address of a file, webpage, etc. that the user creates for the ease of access in future

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feednoun

a feature on a website that enables the users to be notified of the updated information without logging on the website

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feed readernoun

‌a piece of software that enables a user to be updated with the new information on a webpage, social media, etc. without visiting the page mentioned

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to flameverb

(computing) to send an offensive or abusive message to someone over the internet

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flamenoun

(computing) an offensive or violent e-mail sent to someone usually in quick response

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Google
Googlenoun

a widely used and very popular search engine

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to google
to googleverb

to search the Internet for information about someone or something using the search engine Google

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home page
home pagenoun

the opening page of a website that introduces it and links the user to other pages

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hotlinknoun

(computing) a connection between two electronic documents by means of a hypertext

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hotspotnoun

a public place where a wireless internet connection is made available

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HTMLnoun

(computing) a markup language used for the documents that are supposed to be displayed on the World Wide Web

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HTTP
HTTPnoun

the system in HTML in which data is being sent and received on World Wide Web

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hyperlinknoun

a link from a hypertext file (a word or picture in a website or computer document) to another location or file that will take the user to another page or document if they click on it

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hypertextnoun

a database format that contains links by which one can access related information on a display directly from that display

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