jQuery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

j (JavaScript) + Query (because it is mostly used to query the HTML elements on a web page and manipulate them)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): ˈd͡ʒeɪˌkwɪəɹiː, ˈd͡ʒeɪˌkwɛɹiː

Proper noun[edit]

jQuery

  1. (computing) A JavaScript library with predefined functions which simplify many common tasks done with JavaScript and enable them to function regardless of the web browser on which they are executed, using CSS selectors to query HTML elements on a web page and manipulate them.