markup language

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markup language

n. Computers
A coding system, such as HTML and SGML, used to structure, index, and link text files.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.markup language - a set of symbols and rules for their use when doing a markup of a document
nomenclature, terminology, language - a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline; "legal terminology"; "biological nomenclature"; "the language of sociology"
SGML, standard generalized markup language - (computer science) a standardized language for the descriptive markup of documents; a set of rules for using whatever markup vocabulary is adopted
HTML, hypertext markup language, hypertext mark-up language - a set of tags and rules (conforming to SGML) for using them in developing hypertext documents
Translations
značkovací jazyk
langage de balisage
jelölőnyelv
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The company specializes in systems using the international document markup language, SGML and the new Web standard, XML.
HTML, the well-known and rather simple descriptive document markup language of the World Wide Web, is an application of SGML.
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