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[hahy-per-lingk] /ˈhaɪ pərˌlɪŋk/ Computers.
link1 (def 7).
verb (used with object)
to create hyperlinks in or to:
an extensively hyperlinked document.
verb (used without object)
to follow a hyperlink:
From their Web page, you can hyperlink to employment sites.
Origin of hyperlink
1990-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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
(transitive) to link (files) in this way
Often shortened to link
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for hyperlink

by 1987, from hyper- + link (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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hyperlink in Science
See link.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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hyperlink in Culture

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.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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hyperlink in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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