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.
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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
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Translations
značkovací jazyk
langage de balisage
jelölőnyelv
References in periodicals archive ?
My personal favorite scripting language at this moment is ColdFusion, an easy-to-learn, tag-based language that is not unlike HTML itself.