Examples for < dfn>

Example 1: Defining a term

When dfn appears all by itself, look to its parent paragraph, < dd> element, or < section> for its definition, as shown here.

My son thinks he is Godzilla, who is generally depicted as an enormous, violent, prehistoric sea monster awakened and empowered by nuclear radiation. It's true, there are similarities.

Example 2: Definition is elsewhere on the page

If the definition is not in the containing paragraph, section, or definition item, then you should connect the two pieces of information on the page.

He is not as enamored with King Kong who resembles an enormous gorilla-like ape that has appeared in various media since 1933.

Max can bore you to tears with all of the facts about these movies. He will also have serious contempt for you if you show no interest in them.

Complaints about Kong include how he has no atomic fire breath.

Example 3: Combining definitions and abbreviations

MUTO refers to a species of giant monsters that first appeared in Godzilla (2014) and Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019). In Godzilla vs. Kong (2021), the enemy has changed.