Definition of Deep Web in English:

Deep Web

noun

  • The part of the World Wide Web that is not discoverable by means of standard search engines, including password-protected or dynamic pages and encrypted networks.

    ‘the biggest weakness of the Deep Web is also its greatest strength: it's really hard to find anything’
    • ‘No one has a really good estimate of how big the Deep Web is.’
    • ‘"The deep web is currently 400 to 550 times larger than the commonly defined world wide web," he wrote.’
    • ‘In 2001 he published a paper on the Deep Web that is still regularly cited today.’
    • ‘It's not actually feasible to index the whole deep web.’
    • ‘Much of the deep web isn't indexed by Google because it's boring, or inaccessible without passwords.’
    • ‘I think it's a very small fraction of the deep web which search engines are bringing to the surface.’
    • ‘Most of the invisible or deep web is made up of the contents of thousands of specialized searchable databases made available via the web.’
    • ‘For a more comprehensive list of search engines, including those that give access to the Deep Web, see: Internet Search Engines.’
    • ‘They are writing complex computer codes that can dig down into the so-called Deep Web and scour the most obscure corners of the internet in the blink of an electronic eye.’
    • ‘It is estimated that up to 20,000 users based in the UK access the dark web, or "deep web", every day.’
    • ‘Surely if knowledge of the Deep Web has taught me anything, it is that I should plan my search before I start.’