XML

noun
\ ˌeks-(ˌ)em-ˈel How to pronounce XML (audio) \

Definition of XML

: a markup language with use and design similar to HTML but employing tags defined by the user that can be used to indicate both the logical structure and the display specifications of the coded data

First Known Use of XML

1996, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for XML

X (from extensible) + markup language

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“XML.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/XML. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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