- /ˈɪntənɛt/ (say 'intuhnet)
noun Also, the Net. 1. the, the communications system created by the interconnecting networks of computers around the world.
–adjective 2. of or relating to the internet.
–phrase 3. break the internet, to create a huge volume of traffic on the internet in response to a news item, event, etc., such that it seems that the internet might not be able to cope.
4. the internet of things, the connectivity built into all devices and appliances so that they can pick up information from various sources and automatically adapt to changing situations.Also, Internet.