hyperlink

[hahy-per-lingk] Computers.
noun
1.
link1 ( def 7 ).
verb (used with object)
2.
to create hyperlinks in or to: an extensively hyperlinked document.
verb (used without object)
3.
to follow a hyperlink: From their Web page, you can hyperlink to employment sites.

Origin:
1990–95

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hyperlink (ˈhaɪpəˌlɪŋk)
 
n
1.  a word, phrase, picture, icon, etc, in a computer document on which a user may click to move to another part of the document or to another document
 
vb
2.  (tr) to link (files) in this way

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Science Dictionary
hyperlink   (hī'pər-lĭngk')  Pronunciation Key 
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Cultural Dictionary

hyperlink definition


A way of connecting different Web pages together on the Internet. A hyperlink is a word or graphic display on one Web page that allows a computer to shift to another related Web page. Also called a link.

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Computing Dictionary

hyperlink definition


hypertext link

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Example sentences
The software automatically forwards a hyperlink that will open a tiny browser
  window for the display.
He has no computer access, and he likely has never even clicked on a hyperlink.
Whatever she writes that seems to lend itself to a hyperlink gets one.
Step through a door and hyperlink to another room, or explore a surrealistic
  dimension.
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