|Origin:||Plural of datum 'fact, piece of information' (17-21 centuries), from Latin, past participle of dare 'to give'|
da‧ta S1 W1 [plural,uncountable]
information or facts:
The research involves collecting data from two random samples.
data on pesticide use
experimental/historical/statistical etc data
detailed research data
information in a form that can be stored and used, especially on a computer:
It's possible to store a lot more data on a DVD.