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Definition Description

HTML 4.01 Element Reference

By Lee Underwood

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Name: Definition Description

<dd> ... </dd> (opt.)

Description: Used to specifiy the definition in a list of defined terms.

Browser Compatibility: NN: 1.0+ / IE: 2.0+ / Opera: 4+

Attributes:
  • class
  • dir
  • id
  • lang
  • onclick
  • ondblclick
  • onkeydown
  • onkeypress
  • onkeyup
  • onmousedown
  • onmousemove
  • onmouseout
  • onmouseover
  • onmouseup
  • style
  • title

Code Example:

<dl>
<dt>Guitar</dt>
<dd>A stringed instrument with various sounds.</dd>
</dl>

Comments: Used in conjuction with the <dl> elements.

XHTML Notes: The closing </dd> element is required.




Created: March 15, 2005

URL: http://webreference.com/html/reference/specs/