See also: référer

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English referrer.

NounEdit

 
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referer (plural referers)

  1. Misspelling of referrer.
  2. (Internet) the referring page; the URL that referred to a given page.
    • 1996, T. Berners-Lee, R. Fielding, H. Frystyk, Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.0
      The Referer field must not be sent if the Request-URI was obtained from a source that does not have its own URI, such as input from the user keyboard.
    • 2001, Jennifer Niederst Robbins, Web Design in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference, page 278:
      If a referring URL was specified, for each valid referer, make sure that a valid referring URL was passed to FormMail
    • 2007, Ben Fry, Visualizing Data, page 253:
      The referer portion of a logfile line contains the full URL of the page or object visited before the current one.
    • 2007, Tiara Yule, The Illustrated Dictionary of Internet, page 74:
      The referer information can also be accessed as document.referrer within JavaScript.

Usage notesEdit

Referer is the field name used in the HTTP protocol (RFC1945 and RFC2616). Originally a misspelling, it has gained currency from its use there and in related documents.

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

referer

  1. imperative of referere

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

referer

  1. imperative of referera

Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

referer

  1. to tell; to talk about; to speak of
    • Capitolin refere que Zenobie ne vouloit qu'on luy touchast (G. Bouchet)

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

DescendantsEdit