HTML/Elements/dt

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<dt>

The <dt> element represents the term, or name, in a description list (see <dl> element).

Point

The <dt> element itself does not indicate that its contents are a term being defined, but this can be indicated using the <dfn> element.

HTML Attributes

See global attributes.

Examples

Example A

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<dl>
  <dt>term1</dt>
  <dd>definition1</dd>
  <dt>term2</dt>
  <dd>definition2</dd>
</dl>

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HTML Reference

The HTML5 specification defines the <dt> element in 4.5.9 The dt element.