breadcrumb

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Sense 1. Tiny pieces of bread.
Sense 2. A trail of hyperlinks, displayed as a guide to make navigating easier.

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breadcrumb (plural breadcrumbs)

  1. (used mainly in the plural) A tiny piece of bread, either one that falls from bread as it is cut or eaten, or one made deliberately by crumbling bread.
  2. (Internet) See breadcrumbs.

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  • (tiny piece of bread): crumb

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breadcrumb (third-person singular simple present breadcrumbs, present participle breadcrumbing, simple past and past participle breadcrumbed)

  1. (transitive, cooking) To sprinkle breadcrumbs on to food, normally before cooking.

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