bookmark

[book-mahrk]
noun
1.
a ribbon or other marker placed between the pages of a book to mark a place.
2.
3.
Digital Technology.
a.
a link to a website address saved electronically in a browser to facilitate quick access to the Web page.
b.
an electronic pointer created in a computer file to facilitate quick access to a specific part of the text.
verb (used with object)
4.
Digital Technology. to create a bookmark for: I bookmarked ten of my favorite blogs.

Origin:
1860–65; book + mark1

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bookmark (ˈbʊkˌmɑːk)
 
n
1.  Also called: bookmarker a strip or band of some material, such as leather or ribbon, put between the pages of a book to mark a place
2.  computing
 a.  an address for a website stored on a computer so that the user can easily return to the site
 b.  an identifier placed in a document so that part of the document can be accessed easily
 
vb
3.  (tr) computing
 a.  to identify and store (a website) so that one can return to it easily
 b.  to place a bookmark in (a document)

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Main Entry:  bookmark
Part of Speech:  v
Definition:  to record the location (URL) of a favorite Web site to allow quick access in the future
Example:  She bookmarked several news pages for reading them each morning.
Usage:  computing; bookmarked, bookmarking; bookmark n
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Word Origin & History

bookmark
1862, from book + mark. Bookmarker is older (1838).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Computing Dictionary

bookmark definition

World-Wide Web
A user's reference to a document on the World-Wide Web or other hypermedia system, usually in the form of a URL and a title or comment string.
Most World-Wide Web and Gopher browsers can save and load a file of bookmarks to allow you to quickly locate documents to which you want to refer again.
(1997-06-09)

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Example sentences
My goal is to bookmark your site and keep checking get you started.
Until then, feel free to bookmark the page and use it to find the webcam of your choice.
The app has a simple, clean interface which allows you to customize the display fonts and bookmark articles.
It's one social network, one part digital scrapbook and one part browser bookmark bar.
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