Definition of plain text in English:

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plain text

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noun

[mass noun]
Text that is not computationally tagged, specially formatted, or written in code.
Example sentences
  • So to make it easy, just use plain text, write frequently, interlink with each page and develop high quality articles so others are willing to link to you.
  • Messages are not encrypted; there's a chance sensitive information will be transmitted in plain text over the public Internet.
  • The first thing it does is to make sure the file has an extension indicating it contains HTML-formatted text or plain text.

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