• An element within an electronic document, such as that displayed on a computer monitor, which links to other elements in different locations in the same or different documents. A hyperlink may be displayed as text, an icon, an image, or the like, and is usually accessed by clicking on it with a mouse or its equivalent. When viewing a Web page, for instance, such text, or hypertext, often appears underlined. Also, to create such an element. Also called link (3).

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