Related formspre·da·ta, noun
Can be confuseddata datum (see usage note at the current entry)
Definition for data (2 of 2)
noun, plural da·ta [dey-tuh, dat-uh, dah-tuh] /ˈdeɪ tə, ˈdæt ə, ˈdɑ tə/ for 1–3, da·tums for 4, 5.
- any fact assumed to be a matter of direct observation.
- any proposition assumed or given, from which conclusions may be drawn.
Origin of datum
Examples from the Web for data
Mahoney helped author the I-STOP legislation based on data his office collected in regard to fraud.No More Paper Prescriptions: Docs Fight Fraud by Going Electronic|Dale Eisinger|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rosetta researchers used ROSINA data to determine how much HDO is mixed in with the normal H2O.
The Atlantic has reported extensively on the at least $600 million Amazon stands to be paid for handling CIA data.
We are overwhelmed with data from every quarter, and our capacity to filter fact from fraud is limited.
Furthermore, data confirm a connection between education level and police behavior.
I catcha heem but two men and a boy in data rooma dere dey taka heem.The Ocean Wireless Boys And The Naval Code|John Henry Goldfrap, AKA Captain Wilbur Lawton
Weisbach's ('82) data confirm this, ninety-six per cent of his Greeks being pure brunets.
We cannot say from data now at hand when this took place, documentary history affording no help.Mesa Verde National Park|Anonymous
When we look for other data from which we might discover causes for the fever, we find less than we would like.Benign Stupors|August Hoch
These data largely corroborate tests and observations by the writer, and are commended to general attention.Pressure, Resistance, and Stability of Earth|J. C. Meem