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PREFERRED TERM
entity  
DEFINITION
  • an entity is a logical or physical storage unit containing document content. Entities may be composed of parse-able XML markup or character data, or unparsed (i.e., non-XML, possibly non-textual) content. Entity content may be either defined entirely within the document entity ("internal entities") or external to the document entity ("external entities"). In parsed entities, the replacement text may include references to other entities.a mnemonic string used as a reference to the content of a declared entity (eg., "&" for "&", "<" for "<", "©" for "©".)
URI
http://www.w3.org/2003/03/glossary-project/data/glossaries/xhtml-modularization#entity
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