from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A strip of material, as of ribbon or leather, or a metal clamp, that is placed between the pages of a book to mark the reader's place.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A strip of material used to mark a place in a book.
- n. A record of the address of a file or Internet page serving as a shortcut to it.
- n. A pointer found in a nonclustered index to a row in a clustered index or a table heap
- v. To create a bookmark.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Something placed in a book to guide in finding a particular page or passage; also, a label in a book to designate the owner; a bookplate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ribbon or other device placed between the pages of a book, to mark a place where reading is to begin, or to which reference is to be made.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a marker (a piece of paper or ribbon) placed between the pages of a book to mark the reader's place
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