What does SGML mean in File Extensions?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand SGML in the Computing field in general and in the File Extensions terminology in particular.

Standard Generalized Markup Language document

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What does SGML mean?

standard generalized markup language, SGML(noun)
(computer science) a standardized language for the descriptive markup of documents; a set of rules for using whatever markup vocabulary is adopted

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