hypertext
noun Date: 1965 a database format in which information related to that on a display can be accessed directly from the display; also material (as text) in this format • hypertextual adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hypertext — A way of presenting information. Hypertext provides a means of navigating round a document, or from document to document, by clicking on highlighted hyperlinks (text or images). Most documents on the web are written in HTML (hypertext mark up… …   Law dictionary

  • hypertext — hy‧per‧text [ˈhaɪpəˌtekst ǁ pər ] noun [uncountable] COMPUTING written information containing references to other documents or parts of documents that can be displayed by choosing them with the mouse: • a simple system of networked hypertext • He …   Financial and business terms

  • hypertext — – hipertext – O metodă de realizare a unui text, ideală pentru utilizarea pe calculator, care permite cititorului să parcurgă materialul în maniera aleasă de el. Pentru a realiza un hipertext, mai întâi tranşaţi informaţiile în unităţi mici,… …   Dicționar Român

  • hypertext — 1969, from HYPER (Cf. hyper ) + TEXT (Cf. text) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hypertext — ► NOUN Computing ▪ a system allowing extensive cross referencing between related sections of text …   English terms dictionary

  • hypertext — [hī′pər tekst΄] n. Comput. information stored in a computer and specially organized so that related items, as in separate documents, are linked together and can be readily accessed …   English World dictionary

  • Hypertext — Metatext redirects here. For the literary concept, see Metafiction. Hypertext is text displayed on a computer or other electronic device with references (hyperlinks) to other text that the reader can immediately access, usually by a mouse click… …   Wikipedia

  • Hypertext — Ein Hypertext [ˈhaipɐtɛkst] ist ein Text, der mit einer netzartigen Struktur von Objekten Informationen durch Hyperlinks zwischen Hypertext Knoten verknüpft. Hypertext wird in Auszeichnungssprachen geschrieben, die neben Format Anweisungen auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hypertext — /huy peuhr tekst /, n. a method of storing data through a computer program that allows a user to create and link fields of information at will and to retrieve the data nonsequentially. [1970 75] * * * or hyperlink Linking of related information… …   Universalium

  • Hypertext — Hy|per|text 〈[ haı ] m. 1; EDV〉 Form der nichtlinearen Textdarbietung, die mithilfe von Hyperlinks auf weiterführende Informations u. Beschreibungsebenen führt; →a. Internet [engl.] * * * Hy|per|text [ ha̮ipɐ… ], der; [e]s, e [engl. hypertext,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • hypertext — noun /ˈhaɪpərˌtɛkst/ a) Digital text in which the reader may navigate related information through embedded hyperlinks. We do not read hypertext the same way we read a novel, and browsing the Web is a different experience from reading a book or… …   Wiktionary

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