mousetrapping


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mouse·trap

 (mous′trăp′)
n.
A trap for catching mice.
tr.v. mouse·trapped, mouse·trap·ping, mouse·traps
To trap or ensnare, as by a stratagem.

mousetrapping

(ˈmaʊsˌtræpɪŋ)
n
(Computer Science) informal a range of techniques employed to prevent users from leaving a website
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The P saga ranges across a host of concerns great and small, from international treaties and jurisdiction to pop-up advertising and "mousetrapping," in which hapless Web surfers are trapped by an ever-increasing spawn of new windows that open when the surfer attempts to exit a particular site.