- noun a language in a database management system that allows a database to be searched and queried easily.
- A computer language specifically designed for requesting information from a database. Such a language, for instance, may allow a user to express what is desired in the form of a question. An example is SQL. It is a type of data manipulation language.
Information & Library Science
- noun a computer programming language in a database management system which allows a search to be done quickly and easily