SGML

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun a hardware-independent standard that defines how documents should be marked up to indicate bold, italics, margins and so on.

Electronics

  • Abbreviation of Standard Generalized Markup Language. An ISO standard which describes how to specify a markup language or set of tags. Used, for instance, to establish tagging rules which are implemented by HTML, which is an SGML-based language.
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