Definitions for "Page Description Language"
Keywords:  postscript, pdl, pcl, interpress, ddl
A code or programming language used to specify all elements of the layout of a printed page including fonts, graphic elements and images, in such a way that an interpreter can carry out the necessary printer and control commands in an output device.
The language and commands that tell your printer how to create an image in print. Most printers use either HP's PCL or Adobe's PostScript.
(PDL) (n.) Usually, a programming language that is used to send output to a printer or visual display.