Definition list are used where each term is listed along with its defintion
The <dt> tag
This tag contains the term that is to be defined
The <dd> tag
This tag contains the definition
<dl> <dt>Black Hole</dt> <dd> Black hole is a region of space having a gravitational field so intense that no matter or radiation can escape. </dd> <dt>Computer</dt> <dd> A computer an electronic device which is capable of receiving information (data) in a particular form and of performing a sequence of operations in accordance with a predetermined but variable set of procedural instructions (program) to produce a result in the form of information or signals. </dd> <dt>Corruption</dt> <dd> Corruption is dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery. </dd> </dl>See output
Sometimes, it so happens that a single term carries two different definitions and a single definitions holds true for two different terms.
Below is an example of such cases
<dl> <dt>Park</dt> <dd> An area of land set aside for environment preservation or recreation. </dd> <dd> To bring to a halt or a specified place. </dd> <br> <br> <dt>Color</dt> <dt>Colour</dt> <dd> The spectral composition of visible light. </dd> </dl>
The output is
- An area of land set aside for environment preservation or recreation.
- To bring to a halt or a specified place.
- The spectral composition of visible light.