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A standardized markup language for describing the logical structure of a computer document.
[S(tandard) G(eneralized) M(arkup) L(anguage).]
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(Journalism & Publishing) standard generalized mark-up language: an international standard used in publishing for defining the structure and formatting of documents
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Standard Generalized Markup Language: a set of standards, approved by the ISO, enabling a user to create an appropriate markup scheme for tagging the elements of an electronic document.
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|Noun||1.||SGML - (computer science) a standardized language for the descriptive markup of documents; a set of rules for using whatever markup vocabulary is adopted|
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
markup language - a set of symbols and rules for their use when doing a markup of a document
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