noun[mass noun] Computing
A model for encoding semantic relationships between items of data so that these relationships can be interpreted computationally: RDF is the primary foundation for the Semantic Web
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- Support for RDF is basic rather than strict, so nearly all the URIs and URLs can be made up on the spot, as though they were variables or constants.
- If you are involved in managing large amounts of Web content that you want to share with others, then you should be looking at RDF.
- Because of RDF's peculiar design, the content can be dumped into the template in a careless manner and everything simply works.
1990s: abbreviation of Resource Description Framework.