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hy·per·link

 (hī′pər-lĭngk′) Computers
n.
See link1.
v. hy·per·linked, hy·per·link·ing, hy·per·links
v.tr.
To make a hypertext link in (an electronic document or file).
v.intr.
To follow a hypertext link to an electronic document or file.

hyperlink

(ˈhaɪpəˌlɪŋk)
n
(Computer Science) a word, phrase, picture, icon, etc, in a computer document on which a user may click to move to another part of the document or to another document
vb
(Computer Science) (tr) to link (files) in this way
Often shortened to: link

hy•per•link

(ˈhaɪ pərˌlɪŋk)
n.
a hypertext link.
[1990–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyperlink - a link from a hypertext file to another location or file; typically activated by clicking on a highlighted word or icon at a particular location on the screen
link - (computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list
Translations
hyperlinkki
hyperlienhyperlier
hiperligação

hyperlink

[ˈhaɪpəlɪŋk] Nhipervínculo m

hyperlink

[ˈhaɪpərlɪŋk]
nhyperlien m
vt [+ page, text] → hyperlier
to be hyperlinked → contenir des liens hypertextes, être hyperlié(e)
to be hyperlinked to sth → contenir des liens hypertextes vers qch, hyperlier vers qch
References in periodicals archive ?
To evaluate the early dynamics of growth on the Web, we examine patterns of hyperlinking among the websites of legacy newspapers in the 1990s.
BT claimed one of its decades-old patents embraced hyperlinking and sought compensation for the ISP's use of these hyperlinks.
It's usually easily resolved by hyperlinking a thumbnail image, the headline or the supporting linking text--and this makes websites much easier to use for everybody.
The ISPs do not, as a rule, provide a hyperlinking service to their customers.
Although this would seem to contradict the earlier advice, you do want your reader to get the gist of your message before he goes hyperlinking off into cyberspace.
It is not my decision that hyperlinking can never make a person liable for the contents of a remote site" giving as an example making a comment about the truthfulness of the linked site's material.