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Markup (computer programing)

Markup is the use of a markup language to describe a particular document. It can be used in several ways:

  1. A noun form which refers to the particular set of markup tags used in a document:
    "this document uses some weird markup!"
  2. A noun form meaning any document based on that language:
    "this web site uses XML for markup."
  3. A verb for meaning the use of the markup:
    "markup this page with our standard format."

See also: HTML