<glossary> Glossary Elements

Section whose content is typically a list of terms or abbreviations, usually tagged as one or more two-part lists called <def-list>. Typically part of the back matter of a document.
Related Elements
The Terms and Definition sections of standards are not typically tagged as glossaries, but as sections (<sec>) with a @sec-type attribute that determines the particular section type. Such a section contains TBX term elements, <term-display> elements, or both that are used to name the terms and provide the definitions.

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Models and Context
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Content Model
<!ELEMENT  glossary     %glossary-model;                             >
Expanded Content Model

((object-id)*, label?, title?, (address | alternatives | array | boxed-text | chem-struct-wrap | code | fig | fig-group | graphic | media | non-normative-note | normative-note | non-normative-example | normative-example | notes-group | preformat | supplementary-material | table-wrap | table-wrap-group | disp-formula | disp-formula-group | editing-instruction | def-list | list | tex-math | mml:math | p | related-article | related-object | disp-quote | speech | statement | verse-group)*, glossary*)

Tagged Sample

In a Definitions section

<sec sec-type="definitions">
    <term>bend qualification procedure</term>
    <def><p>a document that specifies the
     properties of the starting pipe; the equipment to be used;
     the bending parameters; the qualification bend test
     results; and the postbend, heat-treat equipment and
     cycle used for the manufacture of the bends. If nondestructive
     testing of the bend is required, procedures that
     have not been approved previously shall be submitted.</p></def>
    <def><p>a joint of pipe produced by a rolling andwelding
     plate, as opposed to a joint of pipe produced in accordance
     with a recognized specification.</p></def>
    <def><p>the outside arc of the bend.</p></def>
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