• WordNet 3.6
    • n markup detailed stylistic instructions for typesetting something that is to be printed; manual markup is usually written on the copy (e.g. underlining words that are to be set in italics)
    • n markup the amount added to the cost to determine the asking price
    • ***


In literature:

Small capitals are indicated by ~this~ markup.
"An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language" by John Jamieson

In news:

Toys- Markup : 50 to 60 percent.
We all know there is markup on popcorn at the movie theater, but we still love to eat it anyway.
How bad is the markup though.
ACI responds to Senate committee markup .
Wisconsin's controversial minimum markup law for gas is still alive, at least for now, the Associated Pres s reported.
Points to piles of the health care overhaul legislation during a markup hearing before the US House Budget Committee last year in Washington, DC (Getty Images).
Scalpers offer the iPad 2 for a more than 100 percent markup near the Fifth Avenue Apple Store yesterday.
Take Altova, of Vienna, Austria, which has delivered the first Extensible Markup Language tool I have seen that supports the World Wide Web Consortium's XML Schema candidate recommendation.
For more extensive markup tools, try the free Foxit Reader (
THE SENATE Environment and Public Works Committee began its markup of a massive climate change bill on Tuesday -- without its Republican members.
T&I Committee meeting 3/16 for bill markups.
Markups at 35 times wholesale.
Finra Sanctions David Lerner Associates $14 Million for Unfair Practices, Excessive Markups.
For many years people have paid a full retail markup.
Syosset-based David Lerner Associates was fined $2.3 million by a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority hearing panel on Wednesday for charging its investors excessive markups on trades.

In science:

Similarly to Extensible Markup Language [XML] elements, segments can contain other segments; e.g., a paragraph would probably be composed of several sentences.
Open architecture for multilingual parallel texts
Markups are characters not part of the natural language text. Hence, no guessing here; one knows for certain where the segment ends.
Open architecture for multilingual parallel texts
Separator is a type of simple markup that indicates just the boundaries between segments, but it does not carry structural information; i.e., it does not create a tree as in XML.
Open architecture for multilingual parallel texts
String: it uses string analysis and relies on indicators and markups.
Open architecture for multilingual parallel texts
Indeed, processing a densely (i.e., including subsentence segments) marked XML document would be straightforward. But often one has to deal with documents with little or no markups.
Open architecture for multilingual parallel texts