from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. 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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- proper n. Initialism of Hypertext Markup Language.
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- n. a set of tags and rules (conforming to SGML) for using them in developing hypertext documents
H(yper)t(ext) M(arkup) L(anguage).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)