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“the internet of things” in British English

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the internet of thingsnoun [ S ]

/ˌɪn.tə.net əv ˈθɪŋz/ /ˌɪn.t̬ɚ.net əv ˈθɪŋz/ specialized

objects with computing devices in them that are able to connect to each other and exchange data using the internet:

Cloud applications will be used by billions of devices of all kinds, all connected to the internet of things.
The internet of things might, for example, involve smart bins that can signal when they need to be emptied.

(Definition of “the internet of things” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)