data formatting


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Noun1.data formatting - the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)data formatting - the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
info, information - a message received and understood
high-level formatting - (computer science) the format for the root directory and the file allocation tables and other basic configurations
initialisation, initialization, low-level formatting - (computer science) the format of sectors on the surface of a hard disk drive so that the operating system can access them and setting a starting position
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"OADA will work to ensure farmers can move their data seamlessly and securely between their equipment, software and services by speeding the development of technical standards for data formatting and interoperability that will be openlv developed, and shared/' says David Friedberg, TCC's CEO.
The problem stems from a failure inside a data formatting unit, a device designed to receive scientific data from the telescope's five main instruments and transmit this data to Earth.