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 for cyberspace
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cyberspace
      n 1: a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of
           computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to
           facilitate data transmission and exchange [syn: internet,
           net, cyberspace]

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  cyberspace
   /si:'br?spays`/, n.
  
      1. Notional ?information-space? loaded with visual cues and navigable with
      brain-computer interfaces called cyberspace decks; a characteristic prop of
      cyberpunk SF. Serious efforts to construct virtual reality interfaces
      modeled explicitly on Gibsonian cyberspace are under way, using more
      conventional devices such as glove sensors and binocular TV headsets. Few
      hackers are prepared to deny outright the possibility of a cyberspace
      someday evolving out of the network (see the network).
  
      2. The Internet or Matrix (sense #2) as a whole, considered as a crude
      cyberspace (sense 1). Although this usage became widely popular in the
      mainstream press during 1994 when the Internet exploded into public
      awareness, it is strongly deprecated among hackers because the Internet
      does not meet the high, SF-inspired standards they have for true cyberspace
      technology. Thus, this use of the term usually tags a wannabee or
      outsider. Oppose meatspace.
  
      3. Occasionally, the metaphoric location of the mind of a person in hack
      mode. Some hackers report experiencing strong synesthetic imagery when in
      hack mode; interestingly, independent reports from multiple sources suggest
      that there are common features to the experience. In particular, the
      dominant colors of this subjective cyberspace are often gray and silver,
      and the imagery often involves constellations of marching dots, elaborate
      shifting patterns of lines and angles, or moire patterns.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  cyberspace
  
      /si:'ber-spays/ 1. (Coined by William Gibson)
     Notional "information-space" loaded with visual cues and
     navigable with brain-computer interfaces called "cyberspace
     decks"; a characteristic prop of cyberpunk SF.  In 1991
     serious efforts to construct virtual reality interfaces
     modelled explicitly on Gibsonian cyberspace were already under
     way, using more conventional devices such as glove sensors and
     binocular TV headsets.  Few hackers are prepared to deny
     outright the possibility of a cyberspace someday evolving out
     of the network (see network, the).
  
     2. Occasionally, the metaphoric location of the mind of a
     person in hack mode.  Some hackers report experiencing
     strong eidetic imagery when in hack mode; interestingly,
     independent reports from multiple sources suggest that there
     are common features to the experience.  In particular, the
     dominant colours of this subjective "cyberspace" are often
     grey and silver, and the imagery often involves constellations
     of marching dots, elaborate shifting patterns of lines and
     angles, or moire patterns.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1999-02-01)
  

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