from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A computer-based text retrieval system that enables a user to access particular locations in webpages or other electronic documents by clicking on links within specific webpages or documents.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Digital text in which the reader may navigate related information through embedded hyperlinks.
- n. A hypertext document.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. machine-readable text that is not sequential but is organized so that related items of information are connected
hyper- + text; coined by Ted Nelson circa 1965. (Wiktionary)