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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- This file is RDF, one of the harder W3C standards.
- Tools exist for creating and editing RDF, storing the semantic data, inferencing knowledge from the metadata, and visualizing the metadata.
- 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.