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EN[ˈdeɪtə] [-eɪtə] [ˈdætə] [-ætə] [ˈdɑːtə] [-ɑːtə]
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  • Data (/ˈdeɪtə/ DAY-tə, /ˈdætə/ DA-tə, or /ˈdɑːtə/ DAH-tə) is a set of values of qualitative or quantitative variables; restated, pieces of data are individual pieces of information.
  • Raw data, i.e., unprocessed data, is a collection of numbers, characters; data processing commonly occurs by stages, and the "processed data" from one stage may be considered the "raw data" of the next.
  • The word "data" used to be considered the plural of "datum", and still is by some English speakers. Nowadays, though, "data" is most commonly used in the singular, as a mass noun (like "information", "sand" or "rain").
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    Definition of data in English Dictionary

  • NounBFdatumPLdatums
    1. plural of datum.
      1. NU (collectively) Information, especially in a scientific or computational context, or with the implication that it is organized.
        1. The raw information was processed and placed into a database so the data could be accessed more quickly.
      2. (computing) A representation of facts or ideas in a formalized manner capable of being communicated or manipulated by some process.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Head-movement or biological (certain vascular- or neurodiseases or cardiac output) or anatomical (lesions, variations in Circle of Willis or vascular system) causes can also influence data analysis.
          • Together, these data indicate that entolimod is a highly promising potential life-saving treatment for victims of radiation disasters.
          • This publication describes the safety profile of onartuzumab in patients with solid tumors using data from the global onartuzumab clinical development program.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Data items in the computer file were delimited by commas.
          • Data were subjected to analysis of variance (ANOVA) to detect significant intergroup differences (Tissue comparison; Fed vs Ins immunoneutralised).
          • Data suggest slight decreases in markers of proliferation in the periosteal and midsutural areas analyzed.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Intra and intertester reliability is reported along with Standard Error of Measurement (SEM) data.
          • The names and email addresses of the users were redacted from the public data.
          • The tablespace provides a layer of abstraction between physical and logical data.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Plurals
              • Irregular plurals
                • Plurals ending in "-a"
              • Noun plural forms
                • Irregular plurals
                  • Plurals ending in "-a"
              • Irregular plurals
                • Plurals ending in "-a"
                • Collective nouns
                  • Nouns with common ending formations
                    • Plurals ending in "-a"
                    • Singularia tantum
                      • Uncountable nouns
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                  Meaning of data for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "data" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form, an irregular plural, a collective noun, a nouns with common ending formation and a singularia tantum.
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