HTML


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 (1 of 2)

hypertext markup language

noun

the full name for HTML

British Dictionary definitions for hypertext markup language (2 of 2)

HTML

abbreviation for

hypertext markup language: a text description language that is used for electronic publishing, esp on the Internet
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Scientific definitions for hypertext markup language

HTML
[ āch′tē-ĕm-ĕl ]

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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Cultural definitions for hypertext markup language

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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