term

term — The word or phrase being defined or described in a variable list.

Synopsis

term ::= [-]

Description

The term in a varlistentry identifies the thing that is described or defined by that entry.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block. A term is usually formatted to make it stand out with respect to the text that follows. The best presentation depends on several factors, including the number and length of the terms. The termlength attribute on the containing variablelist may influence the presentation of terms. See variablelist.

Parents

These elements contain term: varlistentry.

Children

The following elements occur in term: text, abbrev, acronym, alt, anchor, author, biblioref, citation, citebiblioid, citetitle, coref, date, editor, email, emphasis (db._emphasis), emphasis (db.emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), firstterm (db.firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), foreignphrase (db.foreignphrase), glossterm (db._glossterm), glossterm (db.glossterm), indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlineequation, inlinemediaobject, jobtitle, link, literal, olink, optional, org, orgname, person, personname, phrase (db._phrase), phrase (db.phrase), productname, productnumber, quote (db._quote), quote (db.quote), remark, subscript, superscript, termdef, trademark, uri, wordasword, xref.

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