Definition of hypermedia in English:

hypermedia

Line breaks: hyper|media
Pronunciation: /hʌɪpəˈmiːdɪə
 
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noun

[mass noun] Computing
An extension to hypertext providing multimedia facilities, such as those handling sound and video.
More example sentences
  • Computer multimedia and hypermedia offer exciting possibilities as well as unsolved problems for cultural communication and art.
  • The present invention comprises a novel system for authoring and publishing hypermedia works.
  • Hypertext or hypermedia are the basis of most computer-based learning materials.

Origin

1960s: from hyper- 'above, beyond' + media1.

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