markup
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈmɑː(ɹ)k.ʌp/
Noun

markup

  1. (computing) The notation that is used to indicate the meaning of the elements in an electronic document, or to dictate how text should be displayed.
    • 2003, Creative Commons, [https://web.archive.org/web/20090622080830/http://creativecommons.org/license/cc-gpl Creative Commons GNU GPL]
      You can display the icon on any site you offer your software for download using the following markup
  2. The percentage or amount by which a seller hikes up his buy-in price when determining his selling price.
    You don’t make much money selling gas because the markup is so low.
  3. An increase in price.
    There will be a markup on those products next week; better buy them now.
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