Is the below a 'hyperlink'?http://img.timeinc.net/time/daily/2009/0902/crime_scene_0202.jpg
Is the below a 'hyperlink'?
Wikipedia (which ought to know something about hyperlinks) defines hyperlink as follows:
The example that you give seems to fit the definition. When I clicked on it, it took me to another document.
Hyperlinks have become such a part of our lives that we hardly notice them any more. They really are revolutionary, though. They provide such a quick and easy way to gain additional information about a topic. For old fogies like me who grew up and went to college without internet, they are one of the wonders of the modern world.
In the general description of the term, yes the item you included would be considered a hyperlink. It navigated me away from one page and showed me content on another site. I could use that link as code to direct my own page to show that image. It would meet all the criteria of a hyperlink in the code used to define the page.
I attached a link to the help page for Dreamweaver on creating a hyperlink on a webpage.