Definition of hyperlink in English:

hyperlink

Line breaks: hyper|link
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪpəlɪŋk
 
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Computing

noun

A link from a hypertext document to another location, activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image.
More example sentences
  • Also never click on any hyperlinks in any junk email - this again confirms your existence and can lead to a virus being downloaded directly onto your PC.
  • You should never click a hyperlink in an email, especially if you don't know who sent it to you.
  • Each URL is a ‘Web site,’ or a location on the Internet that individuals can visit by clicking on hyperlinks.

verb

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Create a hyperlink between (documents or parts of a document): thumbnail images which are hyperlinked to a larger image
More example sentences
  • The documents are hyperlinked with encoding generators and inheritance mappers to ease the implementation burden.
  • In fact, Google has been promoting an html tag solution to hyperlinking strategies, which they term ‘search engine spamming.’
  • They lead our computers to sites that have a hyperlink or permanently hyperlink a page for us.

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