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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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The bookmarks have been distributed to libraries across the four boroughs.
And we do not bookmark articles that have no free abstract, and require non-subscribers to pay an exorbitant fee up to $40 or more to read any part of the article; this does mean that some news we would otherwise cover is not included here.
Social bookmark" sites allow anyone who stumbles across an interesting site to immediately bookmark it and then post it to a central Web site to encourage others to visit it as well.
Most bookmarks can be reached by clicking the Bookmarks or Favourites menu at the top of the screen; some browsers, like Internet Explorer, will open your bookmarks list in a sidebar.
In contrast, Furl keeps online copies of selected resources and will retrieve them instantly, so you don't need to bookmark sites, print Web pages or e-mail copies to yourself.
Some other languages also go this way, or reflect the reading-aid aspect of bookmarks.
To answer your question, yes, all of the browsers have a way to import bookmarks and the processes are similar.
Using an intuitive, Explorer-like interface, it's easy to drag and drop bookmarks into Check&Get.
The materials include the award-winning Takin' Care of Business video, an education handbook, 25 career guides, 25 bookmarks, a poster and a presenter's guide.
As regional winners, their bookmarks will be printed by Pentel of America, Ltd.
Powered by two LED lamps that run on two AAA batteries, the optical-quality Plexiglas pane can also be used as a bookmark.
Members arrive at the meeting with their journals and their bookmarks.