[ hot-lingk ]

  1. a link between two files, as between a spreadsheet and a document, such that a change in one effects a change in the other.

  2. a hypertext link; hyperlink.

Origin of hotlink

1990–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use hotlink in a sentence

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British Dictionary definitions for hot link

hot link

  1. 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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