Definition of subweb in English:


Syllabification: sub·web
Pronunciation: /ˈsəbˌweb


  • An isolated part of a website, especially one that is password-protected or that is not obviously accessible from the main page.
    More example sentences
    • In Web terms, the controversy may appear as a subweb loosely connected to a topic's main theme or by pages widely distributed across sites, not interlinked, but sharing controversy-related keywords.
    • Most folks use subwebs for protecting browser access to certain pages, but you can also use subwebs for managing the collaborative development efforts of a team.

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