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markup

[′märk‚əp]
(computer science)
The process of adding information (tags) to an electronic document that are not part of the content but describe its structure or elements.

markup

(text)
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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Mark ups vary per dealer and the hassles of negotiating prices are time consuming and frustrating.
The cost of private prescription anti-cancer drugs varies significantly between pharmacies, whichare able to chargeat their discretion and are known to mark up anti-cancer drugs by as much as 76 per cent.
HIDDEN BENEFIT - INVENTORY INCREASES EVERY YEAR, LARGE MARK UPS MEAN INVENTORY EQUITY INCREASES SUBSTANTIALLY YEAR TO YEAR.