HTML » Tags » dfn

Version: 3.2, 4.0

Compability: Explorer 4, 5  Netscape 6

Syntax:
<dfn> ... </dfn>

The <dfn> tag applies an oblique font style to the enclosed word or phrase. It is common practice in engineering, scientific, and technical articles to specially mark the first occurrence of a term.

The closing tag is mandatory.
 

Examples

Code:
<dfn>HTML</dfn> is the acronym for the Hyper Text Markup Language.
Output:
HTML is the acronym for the Hyper Text Markup Language.
Language(s): HTML

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