(computer science) a standardized language for the descriptive markup of documents; a set of rules for using whatever markup vocabulary is adopted
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Hypernyms: ↑markup language

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\\ˌes(ˌ)jē(ˌ)emˈel\ abbreviation or noun (-s)
Etymology: standard generalized markup language
: a markup language used to define the structure of and manage documents in electronic form

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Standard Generalized Markup Language: a set of standards, approved by the ISO, enabling a user to create an appropriate markup scheme for tagging the elements of an electronic document, as to facilitate the production of multiple versions in various print and electronic formats.

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SGML (computing)
Standard Generalized Mark-up Language, a form of coding of electronic data for printed applications

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SGML UK [ˌes dʒiː em ˈel] US [ˌes dʒi em ˈel] abbreviation [uncountable] computing
Standard Generalized Mark-up Language: an early mark-up language that several other mark-up languages have developed from
Thesaurus: programming and programming languageshyponym
See also: XML

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a system of encoding text with directions for layout or display, as in typesetting for publication.
[< s(tandard) g(eneralized) m(arkup) l(anguage)]

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Computing abbr. Standard Generalized Markup Language, an international standard for defining methods of encoding electronic texts to describe layout, structure, syntax, etc., which can then be used for analysis or to display the text in any desired format

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SGML 7 [SGML] [ˌes dʒiː em ˈel] [ˌes dʒiː em ˈel] abbreviation (computing)
Standard Generalized Mark-up Language (a system used for marking text on a computer so that the text can be read on a different computer system or displayed in different forms)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • SGML — 〈EDV; Abk. für engl.〉 Standard(ized) Generalized Mark up Language, zur strukturierten Darstellung von gegliederten Texten genormte Auszeichnungssprache; →a. XML [engl.] * * * SGML   [Abk. für Standardized Generalized Markup Language, dt.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • SGML — ● SGML nom masculin (sigle de l anglais standard generalized mark up language) Langage informatique normalisé de définition et d échange de documents structurés. SGML [ɛsʒeɛmɛl] n. m. ÉTYM. V. 1985; empr. à l angl., sigle de Standard Generalized… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • SGML — SGML. Las siglas de Standard Generalized Markup Language o Lenguaje de Marcación Generalizado . Consiste en un sistema para la organización y etiquetado de documentos. La Organización Internacional de Estándares (ISO) ha normalizado este lenguaje …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • SGML — noun [uncountable] COMPUTING standard generalized mark up language; a computer language for creating files, using a system of codes to label the different parts of a file so that those parts can be grouped together or treated in a similar way to… …   Financial and business terms

  • SGML — kalba statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Universali dokumentų ↑ženklinimo kalba, kurią apibrėžia tarptautinis standartas ISO 8879. Kalba nustato santykį tarp dokumento turinio ir struktūros. Ja aprašomi dokumentų formatai, indeksavimas,… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • SGML — 〈EDV; Abk. für engl.〉 Standard(ized) Generalized Markup Language, zur strukturierten Darstellung von gegliederten Texten genormte Auszeichnungssprache [Etym.: engl.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • SGML — [ˌes dʒi: em ˈel] n [U] technical standard generalized markup language a way of writing a document on a computer so that its structure is clear, and so that it can easily be read on a different computer system …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • SGML — die; Abk. für engl. standard generalized mark up language> normierte Auszeichnungssprache zur Beschreibung strukturierter Texte (EDV) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • SGML — [ ,es dʒi em el ] abbreviation Standard Generalized Markup Language: a type of computer language using normal English words for publishing documents in electronic form …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • SGML — (Standard Generalized Markup Language) customary language used for writing Internet hypertext files (based on separation of the form of a document from its contents) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • SGML — SGML, die oder das; meist ohne Artikel = standard generalized mark up language (EDV eine normierte Form der Textmarkierung) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

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