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.
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British Dictionary definitions for 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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