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breadcrumbs Explained

breadcrumbs at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [plural] very small pieces of bread that are left after cutting bread, or are used in cooking// --Coat the fish with breadcrumbs and fry in a little oil.//

breadcrumbs at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

[pl.] very small pieces of bread that can be used in cooking:
fish coated with breadcrumbs

breadcrumbs at English (WD) Of Explained:

Category: File - :Breadcrumb navigation in Nautilus.png|thumb|Sense 2. A trail of hyperlinks, displayed as a guide to make navigating easier.


Sense 2 comes from the German fairy tale Category: wikipedia - :Hansel and Gretel|Hansel and Gretel, where Hansel leaves a trail of breadcrumbs to find the way back home when venturing in to the woods.

Alternative forms

* bread crumbs


  • Inter: plural of » breadcrumb
    1. Inter: Interne » t A trail of hyperlinks that lead consecutively to the current page, displayed in the page as a guide and a means of navigating easily to any of the pages in the trail


      Inter: trans-top » trail of hyperlinks

  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|drobečková navigace
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|leivänmurut

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|fil d’Ariane

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ar » breadcrumbs
    Translation: fr » breadcrumbs
    Translation: gl » breadcrumbs
    Translation: ku » breadcrumbs
    Translation: mg » breadcrumbs
    Translation: my » breadcrumbs
    Translation: ta » breadcrumbs
    Translation: zh » breadcrumbs