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bookmark

Computing
a. an address for a website stored on a computer so that the user can easily return to the site
b. an identifier placed in a document so that part of the document can be accessed easily

bookmark

[′bu̇k‚märk]
(computer science)
Any method of halting the processing of a transaction and holding it, as far as it has been completed, until processing resumes.
A code that is inserted at a particular place in a document or that is associated with a particular document so that the user can easily return to the specified insertion point or document.
A Web page location (URL) which is saved by a user for quick reference.

bookmark

(World-Wide Web)
A user's reference to a document on the World-Wide Web or other hypermedia system, usually in the form of a URL and a title or comment string.

Most World-Wide Web and Gopher browsers can save and load a file of bookmarks to allow you to quickly locate documents to which you want to refer again.

bookmark

A stored location for quick retrieval at a later date. Web browsers provide bookmarks that contain the addresses (URLs) of favorite sites. Most electronic references, large text databases and help systems provide bookmarks that mark a location users want to revisit in the future. See Favorites, bookmark portal and bookmarklet.
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In order to bookmark a tweet, a user may tap or click the new 'share' icon available beneath a tweet, where the message icon was earlier positioned.
Alternatively Linkman Pro includes the ability to synchronize its XML bookmark databases between different computers.
A blue bookmark at the bottom of the screen means that the work package is bookmarked.
One hundred bookmarks are being sold through the Schools Library Service which can be called on 024 7683 2338 or emailed at sls@coventry.
Bookmarks Magazine is one of those publications that not only have loyal readers but also present a reputable and credible image in the industry,” Don Harold ended.
Additionally, I contribute to the Special Libraries Association's Environment and Resources Management cooperative tagging effort, where the new bookmarks appear in a box on the wiki's front page [http://wiki.
The unit has produced four bookmarks which will be available from libraries across the area.
Each designed and then made their own bookmark as the charity attempts to get more people reading and bringing old paperbacks through their doors.
Individual bookmarks can be added manually or by using the 2collab button installed on users' browsers or resource sites that index articles provided by Scopus or ScienceDirect.
The bookmarks are to be displayed at Golcar library for the public to see before they are sold.
Instead, the site lets users assign tags, which are nonhierarchical descriptors that can be attached to bookmarks.
Social bookmarking is understood to allow users to save the websites they find of interest or value and then to save the bookmarks in a central location, tag them with relative descriptors and access them later from any Internet connection.