clickable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

c. 1943 (entertainment), c. 1965 (manufacturing), c. 1985 (computing) click +‎ -able

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

clickable (not comparable)

  1. (entertainment) That establishes rapport with an audience.
  2. (manufacturing, of a rigid plastic foam) That retains its shape after being cut by a blade or punched by a die.
  3. (computing) Causing some action to occur when clicked with a mouse or other pointing device.
    Putting a clickable link in your post is easy.

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Noun[edit]

clickable (plural clickables)

  1. (computing, graphical user interface) Any element that can be clicked by the user.
    • 1993, Children's Software Revue (volumes 1-4, page 13)
      The design strategy was to boil down the story's 17 pages to simple language, 5 sing-along songs and 5 games, with about 100 total clickables throughout the program.