hyperlink

noun hy·per·link \ ˈhī-pər-ˌliŋk \

Definition of hyperlink

: an electronic link providing direct access from one distinctively marked place in a hypertext or hypermedia document to another in the same or a different document

hyperlink

transitive verb

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First Known Use of hyperlink

1988


HYPERLINK Defined for English Language Learners

hyperlink

noun

Definition of hyperlink for English Language Learners

  • computers : a highlighted word or picture in a document or Web page that you can click on with a computer mouse to go to another place in the same or a different document or Web page


HYPERLINK Defined for Kids

hyperlink

noun hy·per·link \ ˈhī-pər-ˌliŋk \

Definition of hyperlink for Students

: an electronic link that allows a computer user to move directly from a marked place in a hypertext document to another in the same or a different document

hyperlink

verb


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