data manipulation language

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Data Manipulation Language definition

language, database
(DML, or Data Management Language) A language for the manipulation of data in a database by applications and/or directly by end-users.
SQL contains DML commands such as INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE.
See also Data Definition Language (DDL).
(1999-04-26)

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