<dfn> HTML Tag

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What does <dfn> HTML Tag do?
The <dfn> element is used to identify the defining instance of a term in an HTML document. When a term is wrapped in <dfn> tags, browsers and web crawlers will understand that nearby text contains a definition of the term.
Display
inline
Usage
semantic | textual

Basic Code Sample

A <dfn>definition</dfn> is an explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase.
A definition is an explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase.
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