bookmark


1book·mark

noun \-ˌmärk\

: something (such as a piece of paper) that is put in a book to show the place where you stopped reading

computers : something (such as a menu entry or icon) that allows you to go quickly and directly to something (such as an Internet site) that you have seen before

Full Definition of BOOKMARK

1
or book·mark·er \-ˌmär-kər\ :  a marker for finding a place in a book
2
:  a menu entry or icon on a computer that is usually created by the user and that serves as a shortcut to a previously viewed location (as an Internet site)

First Known Use of BOOKMARK

1838

2bookmark

verb

computers : to create a computer bookmark for (something, such as an Internet site)

Full Definition of BOOKMARK

transitive verb
:  to create a computer bookmark for <bookmark a Web site>

First Known Use of BOOKMARK

1985

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