(computing) the condition of a website link not being updated, with the result that the host website is no longer hyperlinked to the desired website
- Link rot
World-Wide Web The process by which links on a web page became unusable as the pages they point to change location or are removed. (1997-03-29)
[lingks] /lɪŋks/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. . [lingk] /lɪŋk/ noun 1. one of the rings or separate pieces of which a chain is composed. 2. anything serving to connect one part or thing with another; a bond or tie: The locket was a link with the past. 3. a unit in a […]
[lingks-muh n] /ˈlɪŋks mən/ noun, plural linksmen. 1. a person who plays golf; golfer.
- Link state routing protocol
networking, communications A routing protocol such as OSPF which permits routers to exchange information with one another about the reachability of other networks and the cost or metric to reach the other networks. The cost/metric is based on number of hops, link speeds, traffic congestion, and other factors as determined by the network designer. Link […]