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

Word History

Etymology

standard generalized markup language

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of SGML was in 1983

Dictionary Entries Near SGML

Cite this Entry

“SGML.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/SGML. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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