Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “cloud computing”

cloud computing

noun [U]     IT, INTERNET
the use of technology, services, software, etc. on the internet rather than software and hardware that you buy and install on your computer: Google took cloud computing a step further last October by offering free word-processing and spreadsheet software over a browser.
→ Compare grid computing
(Definition of cloud computing noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of cloud computing

Definitions of “cloud computing” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

sail

When a boat or a ship sails, it travels on the water.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More