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[hot-lingk] /ˈhɒtˌlɪŋk/
noun, Computers.
a link between two files, as between a spreadsheet and a document, such that a change in one effects a change in the other.
a hypertext link; hyperlink.
Origin of hotlink
1990-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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British Dictionary definitions for hot link

hot link

a word or phrase in a hypertext document that when selected by mouse or keyboard causes information that has been associated with that word or phrase to be displayed See hypertext
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