microformat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

micro- +‎ format

Noun[edit]

microformat (plural microformats)

  1. (computing) A simple data format that can be embedded in a webpage.
    • 2007, John Allsopp, Microformats: Empowering Your Markup for Web 2.0, Apress ISBN 9781430201953, page 95
      This type of microformat is, according to microformats.org, “a minimal solution to a single problem, built from standard XHTML elements.” More complex microformats that are built from elemental microformats and often also other HTML []

Synonyms[edit]

  • μF (abbreviation, rare)

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