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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DATA

The conclusions which he draws from these data are summed up by him as follows.

"I have had hardly any data to help me in my search," Mr. Bonnithorne continued.

After the data is in we'll try Lieutenant Wilson's skip-bombing tactics.

In the first place the data for any detailed knowledge of the subject are not to be had.

After exhaustive investigation (zero data) he still wondered.

Was he accurate, or the reverse, in his use of the data he had?

As an example of the differences in yield, a summary of the data for 1911 may be given.

When some of them were turned off in the Monroe plant, the rest must have correlated the data.

I have data of other falls, in Persia and Asiatic Turkey, of edible substances.

This matter seems important: we'll take it up later, with data.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, plural of datum, from Latin datum "(thing) given," neuter past participle of dare "to give" (see date (n.1)). Meaning "transmittable and storable computer information" first recorded 1946. Data processing is from 1954.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DATA

analytics

nounscience of logical analysis

bit

nouncomputer information

bits

nouncomputer information

byte

noununit of computer memory
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