XML

noun \ˌeks-(ˌ)em-ˈel\

Definition of XML

  1. :  a markup language with use and design similar to HTML but employing tags that indicate the logical structure in addition to the display specifications of the coded data

Origin and Etymology of xml

X (from extensible) + markup language


First Known Use: 1989


XML Defined for English Language Learners

XML

noun \ˌeks-(ˌ)em-ˈel\

Definition of XML for English Language Learners

  • : a computer language that is used to clearly mark and organize the different parts of a document so that it can be read on different computer systems


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