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Definition of "intranet" []

  • A privately maintained computer network that can be accessed only by authorized persons, especially members or employees of the organization that owns it. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "intranet" in a sentence
  • "I think that everyone should realize that the intranet is just a big party-line and should use reasonable precautions on what they put on it."
  • "September 26th, 2005 at 8:03 pm yeah its called intranet and its been around for years, besides who wants some sranger using your bandwidth for free?"
  • "So I'm getting in the elevator at my office this morning, and I'm in there with my senior manager, who (over the course of a convo I'll not reprint here for abbreviation's sake) informs me that the project that she had mentioned a month ago, redesigning the Customer Service Department webpage on our intranet, is prolly getting underway shortly, and that I am on the team to do it."