General English

  • noun a set of facts about something
  • abbreviationinfo

General Science

  • noun knowledge presented to a person in a form that can be understood


  • noun details which explain something


  • noun data that has been processed or arranged to provide facts which have a meaning


  • noun what someone knows about something. Knowledge of secondhand cars is invaluable to a buyer; knowledge about the market, a firm’s plans or a product’s sales can be valuable to rivals. Market research is a form of information gathering.

Information & Library Science

  • noun knowledge given to somebody in a form they can understand
  • abbreviation in Internet addresses, the generic top-level domain for general use


  • noun the details of a crime drawn up by the clerk and given to a magistrate


  • noun facts (whether accurate or not) which are passed on from one person to another