[ hahy-per-mee-dee-uh ]
/ ˈhaɪ pərˌmi di ə /
(usually used with a singular verb) a system in which various forms of information, as data, text, graphics, video, and audio, are linked together by a hypertext program.
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Origin of hypermedia
First recorded in 1985–90
Words nearby hypermedia
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British Dictionary definitions for hypermedia
/ (ˈhaɪpəˌmiːdɪə) /
computer software and hardware that allows users to interact with text, graphics, sound, and video, each of which can be accessed from within any of the othersCompare hypertext
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