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da·ta·base

 (dā′tə-bās′, dăt′ə-) Computers
n. also data base
A collection of data arranged for ease and speed of search and retrieval. Also called data bank.
tr.v. da·ta·based, da·ta·bas·ing, da·ta·bas·es
To put (data) into a database.
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database

(ˈdeɪtəˌbeɪs)
n
1. (Computer Science) a systematized collection of data that can be accessed immediately and manipulated by a data-processing system for a specific purpose
2. (Communications & Information) informal any large store of information: a database of knowledge.
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da′ta•base`

or da′ta base`,



n.
a collection of organized, related data, esp. one in electronic form that can be accessed and manipulated by specialized computer software.
[1965–70]
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database

Information that is normally structured and indexed for user access and review. Databases may exist in the form of physical files (folders, documents, etc.) or formatted automated data processing system data files.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

database

A collection of related data specially organized to be retrieved quickly.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.database - an organized body of related information
list, listing - a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
computer database, electronic database, electronic information service, on-line database - (computer science) a database that can be accessed by computers
info, information - a message received and understood
subdata base - a subset of data in a database that are used in a specific application
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Translations
إعْدادُ البَياناتقاعدة بياناتقَاعِدَة بَيَانَات
databáze
databasedatabank
datumbazo
tietokanta
בסיס נתונים
baza podataka
adatbázisadatbank
データベース
데이터베이스
databasdatabasprogram
ฐานข้อมูล
cơ sở dữ liệu

database

[ˈdeɪtəbeɪs]
A. Nbase f de datos
B. CPD database manager N (= software) → gestor m de base de datos
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database

[ˈdeɪtəbeɪs] nbase f de donnéesdata capture nsaisie f de donnéesdata processing ntraitement m de donnéesdata processor n
(= machine) → machine f de traitement de données
(= person) → informaticien(ne) m/fdata protection nprotection f des donnéesdata protection act n loi sur la protection des données à caractère personneldata security nsécurité f des informationsdata transmission ntransmission f de données
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database

[ˈdeɪtəˌbeɪs] ndatabase m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

data

(ˈdeitə) , (daːtə) noun plural
or noun singular facts or information (especially the information given to a computer). All the data has/have been fed into the computer.
ˈdatabase noun
(also ˈdata-bank) a large amount of information which is stored in a computer.
ˌdata-ˈprocessing noun
the handling and processing of information by computer.
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database

قَاعِدَة بَيَانَات databáze database Datenbank βάση δεδομένων base de datos tietokanta base de données baza podataka database データベース 데이터베이스 database database baza danych banco de dados база данных databas ฐานข้อมูล veri tabanı cơ sở dữ liệu 数据库
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References in periodicals archive ?
Framework for Considering the Role of Data Bases in Technology Assessment.' International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care 6(2):183-93, 1990.
Customs records, and other large data bases. Because of the tremendous amount of information in each data base, however, the IRS's ability to use the information effectively is attenuated; it is especially time-consuming and difficult to cross-check transactions in each of the data bases.
Portions of the 10-page directive, issued in September 1984, deal with how to safeguard nonclassified data in private data bases. For example, it says, when doing so would benefit national security, "the private sector shall be encouraged and advised, and where appropriate assisted,' by the federal government in adopting new data-security measures.
In this directory, billed as the first of its kind, Information USA lists fand describes more than 3,000 Federal data bases and files, from Acid Rain (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) to World Population (Census Bureau) and includes many Bureau of Labor Statistics series.
There are two basic kinds of data base management software (actually, many programs won't fit neatly into just one category): file management systems and relational data bases.
The threat in this area comes not only from the upward jump in the size of data bases, but also from the increasing complexity of such applications offering the possibility to the users to compete in the market.
Mrs Stix-Hackl accepted that lists of football fixtures should be considered as a data base. She said that under EU Directive 96/9 of March 11, 1996 on the legal protection of data bases, the maker of a data base was allowed to prevent the use of the data it contains under certain circumstances.
"I've gotten frustrated with data bases for years," she recalled.
These techniques require cast metal property inputs, making casting property data bases an integral need of designers.
In addition, you can open old data bases by connecting PCs and PC/local area networks to the mainframe.
A DON shows how creating data bases can simplify facility and staff management
These costs are currently borne equally by all association members, who also do the bulk of the work involved in mainmining and updating the data bases.