Meaning of DATUM in English

DATUM

[ 'deɪtəm ]

■ noun ( plural data ) See also data .

1》 a piece of information.

2》 an assumption or premise from which inferences may be drawn.

3》 a fixed starting point of a scale or operation.

Origin

C18: from L., lit. 'something given'.

Concise Oxford English vocab.      Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка.