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hypertext

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noun hy·per·text \ˈhī-pər-ˌtekst\

Simple Definition of hypertext

  • computers : an arrangement of the information in a computer database that allows a user to get information and to go from one document to another by clicking on highlighted words or pictures

Full Definition of hypertext

  1. :  a database format in which information related to that on a display can be accessed directly from the display; also :  material (as text) in this format

hy·per·tex·tu·al play \ˌhī-pər-ˈteks-chə-wəl, -chəl\ adjective

1965

First Known Use of hypertext

1965

Rhymes with hypertext


HYPERTEXT Defined for Kids

hypertext

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noun hy·per·text \ˈhī-pər-ˌtekst\

Definition of hypertext

  1. :  an arrangement of the information in a computer database that allows the user to get other information by clicking on text displayed on the screen





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