Definitions

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

Etymologies

H(yper)t(ext) M(arkup) L(anguage).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • To use this graphic, simply copy and paste this html code into an HTML widget on your blog

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  • I'm pretty sure McCain thinks that HTML is shorthand for 'Hot Meal'.

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  • "And what I meant was, when we look at the various pieces of what we call HTML 5, as consensus emerges around different aspects of it, that we will do what people expect us to do in the spirit of the Web."

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  • The name HTML - Hyper Text Markup Language, implies a rich set of features that don't exist in reality

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  • Your website is made up from programming code called HTML which is used to structure the text and images that you have on your web pages.

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  • Applications in the framework are written using HTML, which is then converted to Objective-C in the case of iPhone, he said.

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  • Mr. Jobs reiterated on Tuesday that it believed an emerging technology called HTML 5 was a better alternative to Adobe's Flash.

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  • Web sites that want to stream video should use a relatively new technology called HTML 5, which allows video without the need for Flash.

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  • And Flash is so ubiquitous that most media companies don't even need to worry about it – if you want video on your website, you build or buy a flash player, embed it into the Web code (aka the HTML) and go back to making great content.

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  • In late February, software giant Microsoft plans to offer a free add-on to its Word for Windows 6.0 program that will let would-be Internet publishers convert regular text files into standard Web format -- what's called HTML, or HyperText Markup Language.

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