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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
markup \markup\ n.
1. (Commerce) The amount added to the cost to determine the
2. (printing) Instructions for the typesetter that are
written on the copy (e.g. underlining words that are to be
set in italics).
3. (Legislation) Changes in proposed legislation drafted in
conference, as contrasted with changes resulting from the
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the amount added to the cost to determine the asking price
2: detailed stylistic instructions for typesetting something
that is to be printed; manual markup is usually written on
the copy (e.g. underlining words that are to be set in
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
In computerised document preparation, a method of adding
information to the text to indicate the logical components of a
document, instructions for layout of the text on the page or other
information which can be interpreted by some automatic system.
For example, HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) adds tags to the
text to indicate the appearance and behaviour it should have when
displayed by a web browser. E.g.:
This is bold text.
This">http://foldoc.org/">This is a link to FOLDOC.
Other examples of markup languages are troff, SGML (on which
HTML was based) and XML.
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