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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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And the book is replete with e-mail addresses for policy-makers, legislators, and other Washington notables, as well as with electronic bookmarks for some of the best political Web sites.
Features of the international Acrobat eBook Readers include the ability to highlight text and make annotations within an eBook, two-page layout, electronic bookmarks, quick text search and integrated access to the Web.
Users also can share notes with colleagues, highlight text for easier reference, insert electronic bookmarks and cut-and-paste.

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