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datum Explained

datum at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


datum at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) data

datum at Afrikaans => English Of Explained:


datum at Danish => English Of Explained:

, ti

datum at Danish => English Of Explained:


datum at German => English Of Explained:


datum at German => English Of Explained:

data, date, datum

datum at German => English Of Explained:


dátum at Hungarian => English Of Explained:


datum at Swedish => English Of Explained:


datum at Swedish => english Of Explained:

date, dates

datum at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

146 Moby Thesaurus words for "datum":
absolute fact, accepted fact, account, acquaintance, actual fact,
admitted fact, announcement, article, aspect, axiom, bald fact,
bare fact, basis for belief, blue book, body of evidence, briefing,
brutal fact, bulletin, case, chain of evidence, circumstance, clue,
cold fact, communication, communique, conceded fact, corpus, count,
data, demonstrable fact, detail, directory, dispatch,
documentation, element, empirical fact, enlightenment,
established fact, evidence, exhibit, experience, expertise, facet,
fact, fact of experience, factor, facts, factual base,
factual information, familiarity, familiarization, gen,
general information, given fact, grounds, grounds for belief,
guidebook, handout, hard fact, hard information, incidental,
incidental information, indication, indisputable fact,
inescapable fact, info, information, instance, instruction,
intelligence, intimacy, item, item of evidence, ken, know-how,
knowing, knowledge, light, manifestation, mark, material grounds,
matter, matter of fact, mention, message, minor detail, minutia,
minutiae, muniments, mute witness, naked fact, not guesswork,
not opinion, notice, notification, particular, piece of evidence,
plain, point, positive fact, postulate, practical knowledge,
premises, presentation, private knowledge, privity,
promotional material, proof, provable fact, publication, publicity,
ratio cognoscendi, reason to believe, regard, release,
relevant fact, report, respect, salient fact, self-evident fact,
self-knowledge, sidelight, sign, significant fact, simple fact,
sober fact, statement, stubborn fact, symptom, technic, technics,
technique, the case, the dope, the goods, the know,
the nitty-gritty, the scoop, thing, token, transmission,
undeniable fact, well-known fact, white book, white paper, word

datum at Afrikaans => English Of Explained:


datum at Croatian => English Of Explained:


Datum at German => English Of Explained:

Datum [daːtum]nsn

datum at Dutch => English Of Explained:

datum [datɵm]

datum at Swedish => English Of Explained:


datum at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

(plural data) (technical) a fact or piece of information
see also DATA

Datum at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Datum \Da"tum\, n.; pl. {Data}. [L. See 2d {Date}.]
1. Something given or admitted; a fact or principle granted;
that upon which an inference or an argument is based; --
used chiefly in the plural.

Any writer, therefore, who . . . furnishes us with
data sufficient to determine the time in which he
wrote. --Priestley.

2. pl. (Math.) The quantities or relations which are assumed
to be given in any problem.

{Datum line} (Surv.), the horizontal or base line, from which
the heights of points are reckoned or measured, as in the
plan of a railway, etc.

datum at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : an item of factual information derived from measurement or
research [syn: {data point}]
[also: {data} (pl)]

datum at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » dátum



From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » datum|lang=la.


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈdeɪtʌm/|/ˈdɑːtʌm/ Inter: X-SAMPA » /"deItVm/|/"dA:tVm/


Inter: en-noun » data|pl2=datums
  • (plural: data) A measurement of something on a scale understood by both the recorder (a person or device) and the reader (another person or device). The scale is arbitrarily defined, such as from 1 to 10 by ones, 1 to 100 by 0.1, or simply true or false, on or off, yes, no, or maybe, etc.
    1. (plural: data) Inter: philosoph » y A fact known from direct observation.
    2. (plural: data) Inter: philosoph » y A premise from which conclusions are drawn.
    3. (plural: datums) Inter: cartography » engineering A fixed reference point.
    4. 2007, Roger F Tomlinson, Thinking about GIS: geographic information system planning for managers
    5. : Datums are another important map aspect related to projection. A datum provides a base reference for measuring locations on Earth's surface.

      Derived terms

      * datum line

  • datum plane
  • datum point

    Related terms

    * data, information
  • die, dice


    Inter: trans-top » single piece of information
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|данна|f, Inter: t- » bg|изходна величина
  • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|dada|f
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|údaj|m
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|sonra|m
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|データ|tr=dēta
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|dana|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|dado|m
    • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|элемент данных|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » ru|единица данных|sc=Cyrl
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|podatak|m
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|dato|m
    • Volapük: Inter: t- » vo|nünod

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    * [ Is 'data' singular or plural?]
  • Inter: » m (The American Heritage Dictionary's usage note on 'data')
  • Calpundit: YOU SAY DAY-TA, I SAY DAA-TA
  • John Quiggin: Data is not the plural of datum
  • ‘Data’ is singular

  • Category: Category:English nouns with irregular plurals -
    Category: Category:English words affected by prescriptivism -



    * Inter: audio » Cs-datum.ogg|audio


    Inter: cs-noun » g=n
  • date Inter: gloss » point in time

    Related terms

    * datovat

  • Dutch


    * Inter: audio » Nl-datum.ogg|Audio


    Inter: nl-noun » m|datums|pl2=data|datumpje
  • date Inter: gloss » point in time

    Usage notes

    Datum is one of the few Dutch words ending on -um that does not have a neutral gender.

    Derived terms

    * geboortedatum
    • overlijdensdatum


      Inter: nl-noun » n|data|datumpje

  • datum Inter: gloss » piece of information


    * Inter: l » nl|gegeven

  • Latin


    Inter: la-noun » datum|dati|datī|n|second
  • gift, present


    Inter: la-decl-2nd-N » dat


    * English: Inter: l » en|datum
    • French: Inter: l » fr|dé
    • Spanish: Inter: l » es|dato


      Inter: la-verb-form » datum

  • Inter: conjugation of » do|dō|supine|lang=la


    Inter: la-part-form » datum

  • Inter: inflection of » datus|datus|nom|n|s|lang=la
    1. Inter: inflection of » datus|datus|acc|m|s|lang=la
    2. Inter: inflection of » datus|datus|acc|n|s|lang=la
    3. Inter: inflection of » datus|datus|voc|n|s|lang=la



    Inter: sh-noun » g=m|head=dátum|r|датум|да́тум
  • date (as in day, month, and year)


    Inter: sh-decl-noun »

  • |datum|datumi


    Inter: wikipedia » lang=sl


    Inter: sl-noun » m
  • date (point of time at which a transaction or event takes place)

  • Inter: tbot entry » Slovene|date|2008|April|sl



    * Inter: audio » Sv-datum.ogg|audio


    Inter: sv-noun » g=n
  • date; (day, month and year)


    Inter: sv-noun-n-zer » o

  • Inter: sv-noun-irreg-n » datum|datot|data|data

    Usage notes

    * The now very uncommon (or obsolete) declension datot-data was used in 1958.

    See also

    * datumlinjen
    • datera
    • bäst-före-datum

    Translation: ar » datum
    Translation: cs » datum
    Translation: de » datum
    Translation: et » datum
    Translation: el » datum
    Translation: es » datum
    Translation: eu » datum
    Translation: fa » datum
    Translation: fr » datum
    Translation: ko » datum
    Translation: hy » datum
    Translation: io » datum
    Translation: id » datum
    Translation: kn » datum
    Translation: lt » datum
    Translation: li » datum
    Translation: hu » datum
    Translation: mg » datum
    Translation: nl » datum
    Translation: no » datum
    Translation: pl » datum
    Translation: pt » datum
    Translation: ru » datum
    Translation: sl » datum
    Translation: fi » datum
    Translation: sv » datum
    Translation: ta » datum
    Translation: tr » datum
    Translation: vi » datum
    Translation: zh » datum

    Datum at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » datum



    * Inter: IPA » /ˈdaːtʊm/|lang=de
  • Inter: audio » De-Datum.ogg|audio (Germany)
  • Inter: audio » De-at-Datum.ogg|audio (Austria)


    Inter: de-noun » n|Datums|Daten

  • date, datum

  • Translation: cs » Datum
    Translation: de » Datum
    Translation: el » Datum
    Translation: es » Datum
    Translation: fr » Datum
    Translation: ga » Datum
    Translation: io » Datum
    Translation: it » Datum
    Translation: ku » Datum
    Translation: lt » Datum
    Translation: hu » Datum
    Translation: mg » Datum
    Translation: nl » Datum
    Translation: ja » Datum
    Translation: no » Datum
    Translation: pl » Datum
    Translation: pt » Datum
    Translation: ru » Datum
    Translation: sl » Datum
    Translation: fi » Datum
    Translation: sv » Datum
    Translation: th » Datum
    Translation: zh » Datum

    dátum at English (WD) Of Explained:



    * Inter: IPA » /ˈdaːtum/|lang=hu
  • Inter: audio » Hu-dátum.ogg|Audio
  • Inter: hyphenation » dá|tum


    Inter: hu-noun » ok

  • date (point of time at which a transaction or event takes place)


    Inter: hu-decl-ok » dátu|m|otInter: hu-pos-otok » dátum||ai

  • Category: Category:hu:Time -
    Translation: cs » dátum
    Translation: fr » dátum
    Translation: ko » dátum
    Translation: hu » dátum
    Translation: mg » dátum
    Translation: fi » dátum
    Translation: tr » dátum