Learning HTML 3.2 by Examples, section 5 Descriptions of HTML 3.2 tags:

DT - definition term


To present a term in a definition list (DL element).

Typical rendering

Distinguished from normal text by means of layout or font usage or both.

Basic syntax


The end tag </DT> can always be omitted, and it usually is omitted.

Possible attributes


Allowed context

DL element.


Text elements.


An example which does not say very much:
<DT>Terminus technicus.</DT>

For more realistic examples, see the description of the DL element.

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