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hy·per·text

 (hī′pər-tĕkst′)
n.
Digital text that contains hyperlinks to other texts.

hypertext

(ˈhaɪpəˌtɛkst)
n
(Computer Science) computer software and hardware that allows users to create, store, and view text and move between related items easily and in a nonsequential way; a word or phrase can be selected to link users to another part of the same document or to a different document

hy•per•text

(ˈhaɪ pərˌtɛkst)
n.
Computers. data, as text, graphics, or sound, stored in a computer so that a user can move nonsequentially through a link from one object or document to another.
[1960–65]

hy·per·text

(hī′pər-tĕkst′)
A computer-based text retrieval system that enables a user to access particular locations in webpages or other electronic documents by clicking on links within specific webpages or documents.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypertext - machine-readable text that is not sequential but is organized so that related items of information are connected; "Let me introduce the word hypertext to mean a body of written or pictorial material interconnected in such a complex way that it could not conveniently be presented or represented on paper"--Ted Nelson
machine-readable text - electronic text that is stored as strings of characters and that can be displayed in a variety of formats
object-oriented database - a database in which the operations carried out on information items (data objects) are considered part of their definition
Translations
hipertext
hypertekst
hyperteksti
hipertext
stiklutexti
hipermetin

hypertext

[ˈhaɪpəˌtekst] N (Comput) → hipertexto m

hypertext

[ˈhaɪpərtɛkst]
nhypertexte m
modif
hypertext link → lien m hypertexte
References in periodicals archive ?
A: MetaText is an approach to a digital textbook that differs in approach from an e-book.
Wardrop uses an interesting formula to sum up the core of her argument: 'The house the body the text the metatext'.
And, of course, the Voice is the book itself, this physical object, our metatext ...
Inxight a provider of enterprise software applications, has released the Inxight SmartDiscovery 3.0, an unstructured data management solution for the enterprise based on the company's Inxight MetaText Server.
There are a growing number of PC-based e-book developers, such as NetLibrary, NetBooks, and MetaText, that use proprietary formats in an effort to provide additional security in the electronic environment.
The Shoah is a metatext bequeathed to us and to the generations to come.
Stefano Agosti was the most subtle reviewer of Petrolio on its publication ('L'inconscio e la forma', La rivista dei libri, 3.2 (February 1993), 4-6), and almost all the essays here, including his own, adopt the founding assumption of that review in locating the principal fascination of the text in its self-searching interrogation of form ('la forma') throughout the metatext that surrounds the passages of narrative.
Inxight partners can also offer KM products to their customers, including Inxight MetaText Server (IMS), an enterprise-based product that automates indexing, analysis, and delivery of unstructured data; and Inxight VizServer, an enterprise application intended to speed and simplify exploration and understanding of large data sets' content using visual representations.
Read in this manner, the novel becomes a metatext depicting how he experiences writing Bringing Up Girls in Bohemia, and despite all indications otherwise, that is the book's real topic.
If that sounds familiar - neither topic nor technique is new to modern Scandinavian literature - it should be added that Fjellheim's text also is a metatext, one in which he plays those narrative games that are quite frequent in modernism - or, to be a stickler, games to which postmodernism also is prone.
Surprise of all surprises, the explosive metatext foreshadowed by that narrator chronicles, in the twilight zone between history and legend, an incidental detail that he would not let us forget: the birth of an institution called "La Mafia."
Un fait divers could easily be the script for a film on violence in our times or the metatext for any and all narration.