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1. A connection between two files that automatically updates one whenever the other is updated.
2. See link1.
(Computer Science) a word or phrase in a hypertext document that when selected by mouse or keyboard causes information that has been associated with that word or phrase to be displayed. See hypertext
1. a link between two files, as between a spreadsheet and a document, such that a change in one effects a change in the other.
2. a hypertext link.