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weblog

Line breaks: web¦log
Pronunciation: /ˈwɛblɒɡ
 
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Definition of weblog in English:

noun

Full form of blog.
Example sentences
  • Smart pens have become the latest way to post messages to online diaries, or weblogs, while on the move.
  • Blogging is creating your own weblog or blog by writing short entries on a website.
  • Many of the weblogs and sites I consult on a regular basis posted reviews and comments about the film.

Origin

1990s: from web in the sense 'World Wide Web' + log1 in the sense 'regular record of incidents'.

Derivatives

weblogger

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Half of American webloggers cite self-help as their primary motivation for maintaining their online diaries, a survey has discovered.
  • In the blogosphere, as we call the community of webloggers, weblogs are divided in different groups.
  • The fact that many webloggers indulged in this practice could explain why this community has been particularly hard hit, if that is the case.

Words that rhyme with weblog

roadhogbacklogKellogg

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