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.
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Example sentences from the Web for datum
Ransomware gangs regularly target businesses big and small by crippling computers and stealing data, and often come away with multimillion-dollar paydays when victims see no other way out but to pay the ransom.
In Canada, Ontario recently became the first province to mandate collecting data that includes racial categories for all encounters with the public involving force.Why some senior officers are making it harder for police departments to fight racism|matthewheimer|August 26, 2020|Fortune
Strictly according to the pay data, if she’s a manager getting paid what other managers are getting paid, superficially there is no problem.
When I look at our data, most of our podcasts are consumed on desktop or laptop, not in cars.
Her team has since been sending NIH enrollment updates daily, and she said she will share data with NIH as it becomes available.Trump’s push to approve COVID-19 convalescent plasma treatment could delay efforts to better understand it|Claire Zillman, reporter|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Beinart is upset with me for asking "what is the point of this datum?"
Hence the proverb, “A Datum of good things,” like “Piles of plenty.”
C, at 100 ft., or greater if necessary to place the datum plane below the ground level at all points within the area to be mapped.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
Datum apud Westmonasterium 14 Decembris, anno regni nostri vndecimo.
In this datum, the point most agreeable to us is the very point that the writer in La Nature emphasizes.
I suppose, if the datum has anywhere been admitted to French publications, the word "amadou" has been avoided, and "punk" used.