Definitions for "Meta description"
a meta tag hidden in the HTML that describes the page's content. Should be relatively short; around 12 to 20 words is suggested. The meta description provides an opportunity to influence how your Web page is described in the search results. Of the major search engines, Inktomi, AltaVista, Teoma, Lycos, and Alltheweb utilize the meta description tag to varying degrees. Make sure they reflect the page content or you may be accused of spamming. [ edit
a description of the business you are in
a one or two sentence description for each page with an accurate and interesting description of the page