[ in-fer-mat-iks ]
/ ˌɪn fərˈmæt ɪks /
noun (used with a singular verb)
the study of information processing; computer science.
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Words nearby informatics
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Example sentences from the Web for informatics
Scott McKinney, the lead author of the study, is the informatics manager at Massachusetts General Hospital sleep laboratory.
British Dictionary definitions for informatics
/ (ˌɪnfəˈmætɪks) /
(functioning as singular) another term for information science
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