Definition of infobahn in English:

infobahn

Syllabification: in·fo·bahn
Pronunciation: /ˈinfōˌbän
 
/

noun

informal
A high-speed computer network, especially the Internet.
More example sentences
  • The company's founder left - and bet correctly that the ‘infobahn’ would be the Internet.
  • At this time we were not even sure if the term ‘Internet’ was a good one and spent much of the effort on metaphors to do with the ‘Information Superhighway’, the infobahn, The Net, and the Matrix.
  • And instead of charging ahead on the infobahn that is the wired world, where businesses like to brag that they move at Internet speed, the company is cautiously plying along in the slow lane.

Origin

1990s: blend of information and autobahn.

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