definition list


<dl><dt><dd>

Browser
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Type
Block-level

The DL element defines a definition list, and the DT and DD elements are used to define term and description.


<dl>
<dt>definition term</dt>
<dd>definition description</dd>
</dl>


<dt> - </dt> : Defines a term.
<dd> - </dd> : Defines a description.

The </dt> and </dd> end tags are optional.

<dl>
<dt>definition term
<dd>definition description
</dl>


Example

<dl>
<dt>HTML</dt>
<dd>Hypertext Markup Language</dd>
<dt>CGI</dt>
<dd>Common Gateway Interface</dd>
</dl>
Output
HTML
Hypertext Markup Language
CGI
Common Gateway Interface