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data Idioms & Phrases


accounting data

  • noun all the data (ledgers and journals and spreadsheets) that support a financial statement; can be hard copy or machine readable
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administrative data processing

  • noun data processing in accounting or business management
    administrative data processing.
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automatic data processing

  • noun data processing by a computer
    ADP.
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automatic data processing system

  • noun a system of one or more computers and associated software with common storage
    ADPS; ADP system; computing system; computer system.
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business data processing

  • noun data processing in accounting or business management
    administrative data processing.
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data communication

  • noun electronic transmission of information that has been encoded digitally (as for storage and processing by computers)
    digital communication.
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data conversion

  • noun conversion from one way of encoding data to another way
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data converter

  • noun converter for changing information from one code to another
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data encryption

  • noun (computer science) the encryption of data for security purposes
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data file

  • noun a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together
    file.
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data format

  • noun the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
    formatting; data format; format.
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data formatting

  • noun the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
    formatting; data format; format.
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data hierarchy

  • noun an arrangement of data consisting of sets and subsets such that every subset of a set is of lower rank than the set
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data input device

  • noun a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device
    input device.
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  • noun an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data
    link.
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data mining

  • noun data processing using sophisticated data search capabilities and statistical algorithms to discover patterns and correlations in large preexisting databases; a way to discover new meaning in data
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data multiplexer

  • noun a multiplexer that permits two or more data sources to share a common transmission medium
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data point

  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    datum.
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data processing

  • noun (computer science) a series of operations on data by a computer in order to retrieve or transform or classify information
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data processor

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.
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data rate

  • noun the rate at which circuits or other devices operate when handling digital information
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data structure

  • noun (computer science) the organization of data (and its storage allocations in a computer)
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data system

  • noun system consisting of the network of all communication channels used within an organization
    information system.
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data track

  • noun (computer science) one of the circular magnetic paths on a magnetic disk that serve as a guide for writing and reading data
    track.
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data-based

  • adjective satellite relying on observation or experiment
    observational; experimental.
    • experimental results that supported the hypothesis
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data-storage medium

  • noun a medium for storing information
    storage medium.
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distributed data processing

  • noun data processing in which some of the functions are performed in different places and connected by transmission facilities
    distributed data processing; teleprocessing.
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electronic data processing

  • noun automatic data processing by electronic means without the use of tabulating cards or punched tapes
    EDP.
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hierarchical data structure

  • noun a structure of data having several levels arranged in a treelike structure
    hierarchical structure.
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input data

  • noun (computer science) a computer file that contains data that serve as input to a device or program
    input file.
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integrated data processing

  • noun automatic data processing in which data acquisition and other stages or processing are integrated into a coherent system
    IDP.
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national climatic data center

  • noun the part of NOAA that maintains the world's largest active archive of weather data
    NCDC.
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  • noun a shipboard system for collecting and displaying tactical data
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raw data

  • noun unanalyzed data; data not yet subjected to analysis
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remote-access data processing

  • noun data processing in which some of the functions are performed in different places and connected by transmission facilities
    distributed data processing; teleprocessing.
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