1. [syn: hypermedia, hypermedia system, interactive multimedia, interactive multimedia system]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a multimedia system in which related items of information
are connected and can be presented together [syn:
hypermedia, hypermedia system, interactive
multimedia, interactive multimedia system]
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):
A term coined by Ted Nelson around 1965 for a
collection of documents (or "nodes") containing
cross-references or "links" which, with the aid of an
interactive browser program, allow the reader to move easily
from one document to another.
The extension of hypertext to include other media - sound,
graphics, and video - has been termed "hypermedia", but
is usually just called "hypertext", especially since the
advent of the web and HTML.