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hyperlink

a word, phrase, picture, icon, etc., in a computer document on which a user may click to move to another part of the document or to another document

hyperlink

[′hī·pər‚liŋk]
(computer science)
A highlighted word, phrase, or image in the display of a computer document which, when chosen, connects the user to another part of the same document or to different document (text, image, audio, video, or animation). In electronic documents, these cross references can be followed by a mouse click, and the target of the hyperlink may be on a physically distant computer connected by a network or the Internet.

hyperlink

hyperlink

A predefined linkage between one object and another. A hyperlink typically refers to an icon or text on a Web page that, when clicked or tapped, transfers the user to another part of the page or to another page on the current website or to a completely different website (see hypertext). See also Hyperloop.
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Tsui (Eds.), The hyperlinked society: Questioning connections in the digital age (pp.
When each case and record citation in a brief is hyperlinked, the judge can access the cited document (down to the precise page cited) with a click of the mouse or tap on the screen.
This judge, along with one of the dissenting Supreme Court judges (Deschamps J.), was willing to assume that at least one of the 1788 viewers of Newton's article, other than Crookes, had hyperlinked to the defamatory articles.
It is instead dynamically created to have the look and feel of a page, a collection of elements supplied by multiple servers at the moment it is needed--that is, a collection of hyperlinked content.
All companies listed in red on the PDF charts, as well as all banner ads, are hyperlinked to the companies' Web sites.
Offering literally thousands of hyperlinked biographies, diagrams, timelines, definitions, and essays on a wide range of science topics, this database is organized by National Science Education Content Standards and Benchmarks for grades 6-12.
Each of the analysis phrases and other listed sources is hyperlinked to the first occurrence in the report.
Version 10 is Windows-based, has hyperlinked online help and includes integrated OLAP (on-line analytical processing) business intelligence tools.
Each issue is then hyperlinked allowing the user to view details of one particular issue if desired.