data description language


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data description language

[′dad·ə di¦skrip·shən ‚laŋ·gwij]
(computer science)
A programming language used to specify the arrangement of data items within a data base.
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Data Integration -- Support for data description languages (XML), and ODBC-compliance allows MediaRich to integrate with different environments and applications such as digital asset management, and e-commerce applications.