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 for hypertext
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: machine-readable text that is not sequential but is
           organized so that related items of information are
           connected; "Let me introduce the word hypertext to mean a
           body of written or pictorial material interconnected in
           such a complex way that it could not conveniently be
           presented or represented on paper"--Ted Nelson

From 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">graphics, and video - has been termed "{hypermedia", but
     is usually just called "hypertext", especially since the
     advent of the web and HTML.

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