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hotlink

[ hot-lingk ]
/ ˈhɒtˌlɪŋk /
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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.
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Origin of hotlink

1990–95
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British Dictionary definitions for hotlink

hot link

noun
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 displayedSee hypertext
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