Definitions for "Data Manipulation Language"
Keywords:  dml, delete, sql, dbms, update
A language that enables users to access or manipulate data as organized by the appropriate data model.
One of four parts of a database management system (DBMS); DML includes all commands that enable a user to manipulate and use the database.
Abbreviated DML. A language, usually part of a database management system, that is used to move data into (insert), change data in (update), or read data from (query) a database. The DML often contains features that ease report generation, including the ability to perform simple arithmetic, financial, and statistical calculations.
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