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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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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 ?
"I plan to initiate computerized forensic database in the state that will resolve many cases.
"If you were in the forensic database and you changed your DNA it would be possible to avoid detection, but I think it would be extremely difficult to achieve," he said.
As of February 2015, testing the kits had turned up 850 hits from the FBI's criminal forensic database, leading to charges against 29 individuals and six convictions.
Even though they are innocent, their information as well as their personal details might be retained for an indefinite period on the forensic database. The test can reveal sensitive personal health information (62) which is vital for both the individual and his or her family.
Franklin's DNA profile was not in the forensic database. Although he had previously been convicted of possessing stolen property, his convictions occurred before California started collecting DNA from people who had committed that offense.