or da·ta-base, da·ta base
Origin of database
Examples from the Web for database
But after winning 55 percent of the white vote, Duke had a database of supporters some politicians coveted.The Price of Steve Scalise’s Silence
January 7, 2015
The hitch was that the genetic profile has to be removed from the database if the person is exonerated.The Math That Keeps Helping College Rapists
October 3, 2014
My nearest relation, my wife, is telling me to get off my database and take out the garbage.Up To a Point: Robber Barons Make Way For Robber Nerds
P. J. O’Rourke
August 9, 2014
Stotts said he also hopes to launch similar awards for NFL and NBA medical staffs, with his database helping decide the latter.The Nate Silver of Sports Injuries
May 26, 2014
However, the database did not contain financial information or other confidential personal information.EVERY eBay Account Holder Worldwide Has Been Hacked, Company Says
May 22, 2014
For those still captive to literacy, the alternative is the ubiquitous word-processed letter matched to a list in a database.
These resources have their specific epistemological condition-a printed encyclopedia is different from a database.
- a systematized collection of data that can be accessed immediately and manipulated by a data-processing system for a specific purpose
- informal any large store of informationa database of knowledge
- A collection of data arranged for ease and speed of search and retrieval by a computer.
A set of data grouped together in one location in (or accessible by) a computer. A computerized database has been likened to an electronic filing cabinet of information arranged for easy access or for a specific purpose.