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data

  

      pl n  
1    a series of observations, measurements, or facts; information  
2      (Also called)    information     (Computing)   the information operated on by a computer program  
     (C17: from Latin, literally: (things) given, from dare to give)  
Although now often used as a singular noun, data is properly a plural  


data bank  
      n   a store of a large amount of information, esp. in a form that can be handled by a computer  
data capture  
      n   any process for converting information into a form that can be handled by a computer  
data dictionary  
      n     (Computing)   an index of data held in a database and used to assist in the access to data,   (Also called)    data directory  
data pen  
      n   a device for reading or scanning magnetically coded data on labels, packets, etc.  
data processing  
      n  
a    a sequence of operations performed on data, esp. by a computer, in order to extract information, reorder files, etc.  
b    (as modifier)  
a data-processing centre         See also       automatic data processing  
data protection  
      n   (in Britain) safeguards for individuals relating to personal data stored on a computer  
data set  
      n     (Computing)      another name for       file   1       7  
data structure  
      n   an organized form, such as an array list or string, in which connected data items are held in a computer  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
very large collection of digital data, whose analysis allows to predict patterns and behaviours through inductive reasoning
[Tech.] big data can be applied to behavioural retargeting in marketing, but also to predict epidemies through Google searches or analysing DNA
n.
fraudulent changing of data before or during entry into the computer system.
[Tech.];[Leg.] examples include: forging or counterfeiting documents used for data entry and exchanging valid disks and tapes with modified replacements.
n.
virtual storing of data
[Tech.] used for example to store users' navigation data for data mining
o.
Interactive Databases System is a process of storing data in files based on interaction between pieces of data.
[Tech.] Interactive Databases System is a process of storing data in files
vt.
fill in information e.g. populate a table with data
[Comp.]
n.
Cybersecurity are measures of adopt of technologies, processes and practices aim to protect computers, networks and digital data from attack.
n.
electric spectrum of data creating, storing, retrieving and synchronizing
[Tech.];[Leg.] date relating to electric digits
n.
set of data relative to the online activity of one particular user
[Tech.]
exp.
Digital footprint is a track left by user in form of data in process of transmission of information online
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