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1A strip of leather, cardboard, or other material used to mark one's place in a book.
- ‘I use a bookmark and make any notes at the back of the book.’
- ‘Two separate competitions were held, to design a bookmark and to write a review of one's favourite book.’
- ‘Awareness material including bookmarks, car stickers and posters will be distributed.’
- ‘She put a bookmark in her book and shut it.’
- ‘He put his bookmark in his book, and bent to pick his other fallen books off of the ground.’
- ‘I asked and sat up, putting my bookmark in the book and setting it down on my bedside table.’
- ‘It contains books, journals, little cards and bookmarks.’
- ‘And most importantly, who had an opportunity to put the bookmark into my book?’
- ‘These contain bookmarks and colouring books and are intended to promote and boost children's love for reading.’
- ‘In the vain hope that if she ignored him, he might go away, she took out her book again, opening it to where her bookmark had marked her spot.’
- ‘I put my bookmark in the book and placed it in the pocket in front of me.’
- ‘I dug out the book, which has a bookmark about half-way through that marks the point where I finally threw it against the wall in frustration.’
- ‘The bookmark was an 8 ½ inch leather strip with small lead weights at each end.’
- ‘I like making bookmarks, note cards and gift tags.’
- ‘I like to choose the right bookmark for the book I'm reading, and I like to laminate the ones I use a lot.’
- ‘She stared at the shut door for a moment, before putting the supermarket receipt she used as a bookmark in to mark her place and carefully closing the book.’
- ‘And then, almost as if on cue, the doorbell rang, and hastily placed her bookmark in the book and jumped up to answer the door.’
- ‘I mumbled, putting the bookmark in my book, sitting up and picking up the phone.’
- ‘She placed the bookmark in her book, set it down on the chair beside her, stood, squared her shoulders and marched into the house.’
- ‘Sighing, she unwillingly placed her bookmark in the book, and went to open the door for Chris.’
- 1.1A record of the address of a website, file, or other data made to enable quick access in future.
- ‘They will cost you time, though, because you access your bookmarks via an Internet connection.’
- ‘Now a new, free, service aims to provide users with personal website directories enabling them to access their bookmarks from any PC in the world.’
- ‘Same site, same people, new host, new address so update those bookmarks!’
- ‘That means Web page bookmarks, stock lists, and weather settings have to be stored on the PC rather than the player.’
- ‘All basic PDF functions are possible, including scrolling, paging, text searches, bookmarks and page rotation.’
Record the address of (a website, file, etc.) to enable quick access in future.‘if you think politics is the ultimate game, be sure to bookmark eVote’
- ‘But as we've already explored, bookmarking pages within an application is generally discouraged.’
- ‘Entry pages generally show that the visitor may have bookmarked your site on that page, probably because of its valuable content.’
- ‘While the new location is better, the previous URL will have been bookmarked by thousands of people.’
- ‘Web pages that users bookmarked did not match the most-popular sites visited as a whole from the group.’
- ‘Perhaps you could try bookmarking the login page in case that stops working again.’
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