data

Definitions

General English

  • noun information involving figures or results of studies

Aviation

  • noun information made up of numbers, characters and symbols often stored on a computer in such a way that it can be processed

Computing

  • noun a collection of facts made up of numbers, characters, and symbols, stored on a computer in such a way that it can be processed by the computer

Electronics

  • Factual information, such as that derived from observation, experimentation, or calculation, especially that which is used for processing and/or further analysis.
  • Information which is represented in a manner suitable for digital transmission or computer use.
  • Originally the plural form of the word datum, although data is commonly used in either the plural or singular form.

Information & Library Science

  • noun information usually in the form of facts or statistics which can be analysed

Medical

  • plural noun information in words or figures about a particular subject, especially information which is available on computer

Politics

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