Meaning of “the Internet” - Learner’s Dictionary

the Internet

noun us uk /ˈɪntənet/ also the Net
people who shop on the Internetphones with Internet accessPlane passengers may soon be able to surf the Internet.They met in an Internet chatroom.The popularity of Internet shopping has increased.

A1 the system that connects computers all over the world and allows people who use computers to look at websites (= electronic documents):

She found a lot of information on the Internet.

(Definition of “the Internet” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)