Markup Language

n.

Pronunciation

/ˈmɑrˌkʌp ˈlæŋgwəʤ /

Definition

A system of markers, tags, or instructions that define how text is displayed.

Markup language dictates how text appears in a document or web page. The tags and instructions are normally intermixed with the document text. The end user does not typically see the markup language, only the results. Examples of markup languages include XML and HTML.

Category

Technology

Related Terms

XML, HTML

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