data acquisition

Definitions

Banking

  • noun the act of gathering information about a subject

Computing

Electronics

  • The gathering of data, especially that which is to be used for processing and/or analysis. The collecting of such data may be manual or automatic.
  • The gathering of data which is, or is to be represented in a manner suitable for digital transmission or computer processing.

Information & Library Science

  • noun the gathering of data about a particular subject.
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