[ dey-tuh-set ]
/ ˈdeɪ təˌsɛt /
a collection of data records for computer processing.
(not in technical use) modem.
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Origin of data set
1955–60 (def 2);1970–75 (def 1)
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British Dictionary definitions for data set
computing another name for file 1 (def. 7)
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