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informal short for information
the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) an information provider
[1910–15; by shortening]
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|Noun||1.||info - a message received and understood |
ammunition - information that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint; "his admission provided ammunition for his critics"
factoid - something resembling a fact; unverified (often invented) information that is given credibility because it appeared in print
misinformation - information that is incorrect
material - information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form; "the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography"
details, inside information - true confidential information; "after the trial he gave us the real details"
fact - a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened; "he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts"
data format, data formatting, format, formatting - the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
gen - informal term for information; "give me the gen on your new line of computers"
database - an organized body of related information
news, tidings, word, intelligence - information about recent and important events; "they awaited news of the outcome"
news - informal information of any kind that is not previously known to someone; "it was news to me"
nuts and bolts - detailed practical information about how something works or how something can be accomplished
intelligence information, intelligence - secret information about an enemy (or potential enemy); "we sent out planes to gather intelligence on their radar coverage"
confirmation - information that confirms or verifies
insider information - important information about the plans or condition of a corporation that has not been released to the public; use for personal profit is illegal
secret - something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on); "the combination to the safe was a secret"; "he tried to keep his drinking a secret"
propaganda - information that is spread for the purpose of promoting some cause
course of study, curriculum, syllabus, programme, program - an integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted to a new program at the university"
news - information reported in a newspaper or news magazine; "the news of my death was greatly exaggerated"
evidence - (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved
skinny - confidential information about a topic or person; "he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner"
stuff - information in some unspecified form; "it was stuff I had heard before"; "there's good stuff in that book"