In this article we will learn what dl tag in html or how to display ordered List in definition form like dictionary in html with example.


The <dl>, <dt> and <dd> tags are used to define description list. It is display elements

in definition form like in dictionary. 

The 3 HTML description list tags are given below:

  1. <dl> tag defines the description list.
  2. <dt> tag defines data term.
  3. <dd> tag defines data definition (description).

Example of HTML Description List

    <title>Example of Lists</title>
        <dd>HTML is a markup language</dd>
        <dd>Java is a programming language and platform</dd>
        <dd>jquery is a javascript library</dd>
        <dd>SQL is a query language</dd>



HTML is a markup language


Java is a programming language and platform


jquery is a javascript library


SQL is a query language


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