- 1The amount added to the cost price of goods to cover overheads and profit: a mark-up of 50 per centMore example sentences
- Profit margins and markups vary, depending on whether you are talking about a hand-crafted latte at a coffee house or a 12-ounce bag of whole beans at the grocery store.
- Since fish is very perishable, retail and wholesale markups are very high.
- But profit margins are so wide that many businesses will be able to absorb those costs instead of making huge markups on prices, a move that could cost them sales in a highly competitive marketplace.
- 2 [mass noun] The process or result of correcting text in preparation for printing.More example sentences
- This compartment supports basic viewing and text-based markup.
- These tools support review and markup through a Web browser, even for users not equipped with the originating CAD system.
- Here's a PDF file showing all the markups.
- 3 [mass noun] Computing A set of tags assigned to elements of a text to indicate their relation to the rest of the text or dictate how they should be displayed: [as modifier]: markup languagesMore example sentences
- But in fact, HTML is just one markup language, while XML allows you to create your own languages.
- These developments are in part rivalled by increasingly sophisticated Internet markup languages like XML, which can also be used by agents.
- The Internet is based on using hypertext markup language, which allows users to view content irrespective of hardware.
More definitions of markupDefinition of markup in:
- The US English dictionary