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4. A bookmarklet that finds the meaning of a selected word in your browser

Posted on WisdomBay @ 7:05 PM 2/11/2006 | Post by Pramod S Nair

This Bookmarklet can really help you if you are a person who likes to refer a good dictionary while reading. This bookmarklet will fetch the meaning of a selected word from TheFreeDictionary.com and opens it in a new window..

How to Install :
1. Copy the code given above to clipboard.
2. Add a new entry to your Favorites menu.
3. Take the property of the newly added Bookmark by right clicking on it from Favorites menu and paste the copied code in to the URL textbox in the resultant property box.
4. Press Ok. (If an warning message is shown regarding Javascript Protocol, continue with the Yes button)
5. Now while reading a page online, if you encounter a confusing word, simply select it and click on this bookmarklet.