I. noun Date: 1838 1. (or bookmarker) a marker for finding a place in a book 2. a menu entry or icon on a computer that is usually created by the user and that serves as a shortcut to a previously viewed location (as an Internet site) II. transitive verb Date: 1985 to create a computer bookmark for <
bookmark a Web site

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bookmark — ► NOUN 1) a strip of leather or card used to mark a place in a book. 2) Computing a record of the address of a file, Internet page, etc. enabling quick access by a user …   English terms dictionary

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  • Bookmark — A bookmark is a thin marker, commonly made of paper or card, used to keep one s place in a book and so be able to return to it with ease. Other frequently used materials for bookmarks are leather, metals like silver and brass, silk, wood and… …   Wikipedia

  • Bookmark — Lesezeichen; Lesemarke * * * Book|mark 〈[bụkma:(r)k] f. 10 oder n. 15; EDV〉 Speicherung einer häufig benutzten Internetadresse in einem persönlichen Ordner, die es erlaubt, eine gewünschte Webseite schnell wieder aufzurufen [engl., „Lesezeichen“] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • bookmark — I UK [ˈbʊkˌmɑː(r)k] / US [ˈbʊkˌmɑrk] noun [countable] Word forms bookmark : singular bookmark plural bookmarks 1) something you put inside a book so that you can find the page you want 2) computing an electronic way of marking an Internet website …   English dictionary

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