[ dey-tuh-set ]
/ ˈdeɪ təˌsɛt /
a collection of data records for computer processing.
(not in technical use) modem.
What’s The Difference: Average, Mean, Median, And ModeAs you probably know the terms average, mean, median, and mode are commonly confused with one another because they all describe ways to talk about sets of numbers.
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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