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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
          • Our data continue to support intrastrain CNV differences as important contributors to divergence from isogeneity [ 42 ].
          • Diagnosis of arthrofibrosis and frozen shoulder remains difficult and the self-reported data included pain, as well as stiffness.
          • The velocity of the Sun relative to the 44 anagalactic objects, for which data exist, is generally found to be about twice as large as the velocity relative to the 18 globular clusters.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Data were subjected to analysis of variance (ANOVA) to detect significant intergroup differences (Tissue comparison; Fed vs Ins immunoneutralised).
          • Data were searched with and without the MS2 processor node which deisotopes the MS2 spectra to the +1 charge state prior to searching.
          • Data suggest slight decreases in markers of proliferation in the periosteal and midsutural areas analyzed.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • We therefore seek a method for response-function normalization method which involves manipulating empirical curves that result from unconstrainted empirical fits of the corrected survivorship data.
          • The names and email addresses of the users were redacted from the public data.
          • Intra and intertester reliability is reported along with Standard Error of Measurement (SEM) 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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