Extensible Markup Language (XML)
A markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format that is both human-readable and machine-readable. It is defined in the XML 1.0 Specification produced by the Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C). XML is widely used for the representation of data structures.
Related terms
data, format, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
Contrast with
Dynamic HyperText Markup Language (DHTML), HyperText Markup Language (HTML)

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