datanoun [U, + sing/pl verb]uk /ˈdeɪ.tə/ us /ˈdeɪ.t̬ə/
- The data is stored on a hard disk and backed up on a floppy disk.
- The report was written after analysing data from the case histories of thousands of patients.
- Scientists hope that data from the space probe will pave the way for a more detailed exploration of Mars.
- The system will handle phone calls and data messages as well as other signals that need high bandwidth.
- The data, normally transmitted electronically, can be changed into pulses of light.