Contents 1 Etymology and terminology 2 Meaning 3 In other fields 4 See also 5 References 6 External links Etymology and terminology[edit]
The first English use of the word "data" is from the 1640s. Using the
word "data" to mean "transmittable and storable computer information"
was first done in 1946. The expression "data processing" was first
used in 1954.[4]
The Latin word data is the plural of datum, "(thing) given," neuter
past participle of dare "to give".[4]
Biological data
References[edit] This article is based on material taken from the Free On-line Dictionary of Computing prior to 1 November 2008 and incorporated under the "relicensing" terms of the GFDL, version 1.3 or later. ^ The pronunciation /ˈdeɪtə/ DAY-tə is widespread throughout most
varieties of English. The pronunciation /ˈdætə/ DAT-ə is chiefly
Irish and North American. The pronunciation /ˈdɑːtə/ DAH-tə is
chiefly Australian, New Zealand, and South African. Each pronunciation
may be realized differently depending on the dialect/language of the
speaker.
^
External links[edit] Look up data in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.
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