Meaning of DATUM in English

DATUM

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈdā-təm, ˈda-, ˈdä- ]

noun

Etymology: Latin, from neuter of datus

Date: 1646

1. plural da·ta -ə : something given or admitted especially as a basis for reasoning or inference

2. plural datums : something used as a basis for calculating or measuring

Usage: see data

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