VersionW3C//DTD HTML 3.2 Final//EN
ElementDFN
Purposeenclose term definition
DescriptionThis element encloses the definition of a term as it is presented in the text. Some browsers may render the definition in a particular way to alert the reader to a special term of interest.
Start tagRequired <DFN>
AttributesNONE
Content( #PCDATA | TT | I | B | U | STRIKE | BIG | SMALL | SUB | SUP | EM | STRONG | DFN | CODE | SAMP | KBD | VAR | CITE | A | IMG | APPLET | FONT | BASEFONT | BR | SCRIPT | MAP | INPUT | SELECT | TEXTAREA )*
End tagRequired </DFN>
Referenced in A ADDRESS APPLET B BIG BLOCKQUOTE BODY CAPTION CENTER CITE CODE DD DFN DIV DT EM FONT FORM H1 H2 H3 H4 H5 H6 I KBD LI P PRE SAMP SMALL STRIKE STRONG SUB SUP TD TH TT U VAR
Example
SourceAppearance
Kyle knows how to make applets, <DFN>Java programs that can be embedded on a Web page</DFN>. Kyle knows how to make applets, Java programs that can be embedded on a Web page.
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