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hot link

[¦hät ′liŋk]
(computer science)
A linking of information in two documents so that modification of the information in the source document results in the same change in the destination document.
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A predefined connection between programs so that when information in one database or file is changed, related information in other databases and files is also updated. See hypertext, compound document and OLE.
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In addition, small retailers interested in starting their own Web page can inexpensively with the "Avenue" on NRF's home page, which the organization describes as "an inexpensive hot-link option."
Although the structure looks correct, it turns out that I was not exact enough with my mouse and the program's hot-links were not completed.
The new products have direct "hot-links" to the web-sites of their manufacturers, giving consumers the opportunity to obtain as little or as much information as they need.