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hotlink

[hot-lingk] /ˈhɒtˌlɪŋk/
noun, Computers.
1.
a link between two files, as between a spreadsheet and a document, such that a change in one effects a change in the other.
2.
a hypertext link; hyperlink.
Origin
1990-95
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for hotlink
  • Click the hotlink in this paragraph to learn more about specialized courts and to determine if any such courts are in your area.
  • The operation name should be a hotlink, and will take you to the operation maintenance page.
hotlink in Technology

A mechanism for sharing data between two application programs where changes to the data made by one application appear instantly in the other's copy.
Under System 7 on the Macintosh the users establishes a hotlink by doing a "Create Publisher" on the server and "Subscribe" on the client.
Under Windows 3 it's "Cut Special"(?) and "Paste Special" (as opposed to the normal Cut and Paste).
(1995-02-16)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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