[mahrk-uhp] /ˈmɑrkˌʌp/


the putting of a legislative bill into final form.
detailed instructions, usually written on a manuscript to be typeset, concerning style of type, makeup of pages, and the like.
Digital Technology. detailed instructions indicating the format, style, or structure for an electronic document or Web page.
See also .
verb (used with object)
to mark up (a document or Web page).

also mark up, mark-up, “amount added by a retailer to cover overhead and provide profit,” 1899; see mark (v.).

In computerised document preparation, a method of adding information to the text indicating the logical components of a document, or instructions for layout of the text on the page or other information which can be interpreted by some automatic system.
For example, the source of this dictionary is marked up by enclosing cross-references in curly braces which are significant to the World-Wide Web server software.


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