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data set

or da·ta·set

[ dey-tuh-set ]
/ ˈdeɪ təˌsɛt /
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noun Computers.
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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data set

noun
computing another name for file 1 (def. 7)
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