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information  


      n  
1    knowledge acquired through experience or study  
2    knowledge of specific and timely events or situations; news  
3    the act of informing or the condition of being informed  
4   
a    an office, agency, etc., providing information  
b    (as modifier)  
information service     
5   
a    a charge or complaint made before justices of the peace, usually on oath, to institute summary criminal proceedings  
b    a complaint filed on behalf of the Crown, usually by the attorney general  
6      (Computing)  
a    the meaning given to data by the way in which it is interpreted  
b       another word for       data       2  
  informational      adj  


electronic flight information systems  
      pl n   (in an aircraft) the computer-operated visual displays on the flight deck, showing information about the aircraft's state and performance in flight  
information processing  
      n     (Computing)   the combined processing of numerical data, graphics, text, etc.  
information question  
      n      another term for       WH question  
information retrieval  
      n     (Computing)   the process of recovering specific information from stored data  
information science  
      n   the science of the collection, evaluation, organization, and dissemination of information, often employing computers  
information superhighway  
      n  
1    the concept of a worldwide network of computers capable of transferring all types of digital information at high speed  
2       another name for the       Internet     (Also called)    information highway  
information technology  
      n   the technology of the production, storage, and communication of information using computers and microelectronics,   (Abbrev.)    IT  
information theory  
      n   a collection of mathematical theories, based on statistics, concerned with methods of coding, transmitting, storing, retrieving, and decoding information  
management information system  
      n   an arrangement of equipment and procedures, often computerized, that is designed to provide managers with information  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
v.
to blag information is to obtain it illegally by impersonating somebody on the phone
exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
vt.
fill in information e.g. populate a table with data
[Comp.]
n.
the process of using the knowledge or information you have in order to understand something or form an opinion, or the opinion that you form ()
I have to make deductions about the meaning of words in poem then, I could understand more.
v.
to overshare is to share too much intimate information with somebody
"sorry, have I overshared?"
n.
the method of using knowledge or information in order to understand something
Deduction in reading is a very important strategy because usually there are many words that you don't know, but can still be guessed with the prior knowledge you have.
n.
a lengthy commercial (frequently of a half-hour or hour's duration) parading as information or a documentary, though not necessarily presented by a celebrity.
v.
to look for or expose information about a person's past, usually bad, and to therefore bring that person down or put them in a bad light
n.
a person you can go to for help, advice or information
n.
network-based services that makes information available from multiple electronic devices by linking it to an account
[Tech.]
exp.
A progressing virtual world of global computers having networks of interdependent information technology infrastructures, telecommunications networks and computer processing systems in which online interactions takes place.
[Tech.]
n.
digitalizing information in order to keeping it available and exploitable in time
[Tech.] digitalizing = putting something in a format that can be easily read by a computer
exp.
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.

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