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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.

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.

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]

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.

database

A collection of related data specially organized to be retrieved quickly.
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
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

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

database

[ˈdeɪtəˌbeɪs] ndatabase m inv

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.

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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