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Web site (also web site or web·site) • n. Comput. a location connected to the Internet that maintains one or more pages on the World Wide Web.

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Web site

Web site A collection of Web pages owned by an individual, organization, or company.

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Web page

Web page A hypertext document on the World Wide Web.

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