The Dictionary

NetLingo has thousands of definitions that explain the online world of business, technology, and communication including the largest collection of Internet acronyms and text messaging shorthand ;-) We cater to students, teachers, parents, gamers, designers, techies, bloggers, journalists, and industry professionals worldwide.

Get started by clicking on terms to the left! You will see word names, pronounciations, acronyms, and definitions with links that are cross-referenced to other words in the dictionary. You will also see these guides:

Internet resource links

The "links" image means there are one or more Web sites with products and information about the same topic. We keep links up-to-date, relevant, and useful ;-)

Internet download links

The "download" image means there are one or more programs available for download (usually free) which correspond to the definition. You can go straight to the source of technology here.

Internet search links

The "search" image means there is a link with a preassigned search string relating to the topic. We've done the search work for you! Our recommended keyword search will appear on the search site along with the results.

more Internet information

The "more info" button means you can access additional information on that subject. We encourage you to ALWAYS click on the "more info" button when you see it in a definition!

Internet FAQs

The "FAQ" button means you can access a list of "frequently asked questions" about that particular subject.

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