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wilfing [1 record]

Record 1 2019-02-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Internet and Telematics
DEF

Forgetting the goal of an Internet search and ending up browsing the Internet with no particular purpose, either in the context of work or leisure.

OBS

The term "wilfing" comes from the acronym "WILF" (introduced in some dictionaries in 2007) which it stands for What was I Looking For.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Internet et télématique
DEF

Fait d'oublier l'objet de sa recherche initiale et donc de passer du temps à naviguer sur Internet sans but précis, et ce, dans un cadre de travail ou non.

Spanish

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