Referer



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A misspelling of “referrer” which somehow made it into the HTTP standard. A given web page’s referer (sic) is the URL of whatever web page contains the link that the user followed to the current page. Most browsers pass this information as part of a request.
(1998-10-19)

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  • Referrable

    verb (used with object), referred, referring. 1. to direct for information or anything required: He referred me to books on astrology. 2. to direct the attention or thoughts of: The asterisk refers the reader to a footnote. 3. to hand over or submit for information, consideration, decision, etc.: to refer the argument to arbitration. 4. […]

  • Referral

    noun 1. an act of referring; the state of being referred. 2. an instance of referring. 3. a person recommended to someone or for something.



  • Referred

    verb (used with object), referred, referring. 1. to direct for information or anything required: He referred me to books on astrology. 2. to direct the attention or thoughts of: The asterisk refers the reader to a footnote. 3. to hand over or submit for information, consideration, decision, etc.: to refer the argument to arbitration. 4. […]

  • Referred-pain

    noun, Pathology. 1. pain felt in an area remote from the site of origin. referred pain noun 1. (psychol) pain felt in the body at some place other than its actual place of origin referred pain re·ferred pain (rĭ-fûrd’) n. Pain that is felt in a part of the body at a distance from its […]



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