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  1. HyperText Markup Language: a set of standards, a variety of SGML, used to tag the elements of a hypertext document. It is the standard protocol for formatting and displaying documents on the World Wide Web.Compare http.
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British Dictionary definitions for hypertext markup language

hypertext markup language

noun
  1. the full name for HTML
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HTML

abbreviation for
  1. hypertext markup language: a text description language that is used for electronic publishing, esp on the Internet
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Word Origin and History for hypertext markup language

HTML

1992, standing for Hypertext Markup Language.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

hypertext markup language in Science

HTML

[āch′tē-ĕm-ĕl]
  1. A markup language used to structure text and multimedia documents and to set up hypertext links between documents, used extensively on the World Wide Web.
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hypertext markup language in Culture

HTML

An abbreviation for Hypertext Markup Language. This is the basic format for language that is used to construct the World Wide Web.

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