SGML

noun
\ ˌes-(ˌ)jē-(ˌ)em-ˈel How to pronounce SGML (audio) \

Definition of SGML

: a markup language used to define the structure of and manage documents in electronic form — compare html

First Known Use of SGML

1983, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for SGML

standard generalized markup language

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“SGML.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/SGML. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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