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data set

noun, Computers.
1.
a collection of data records for computer processing.
2.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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Examples for data set
  • They have filmed several tornadoes, but they will be back next year to try to capture their perfect data set.
  • There can potentially be a variety of different types of relationships in a given data set.
  • There is no way to determine the answer with this data set.
  • But not a particular data set, since the data is always changing, and that mutability is what makes it a wiki.
  • We believe that the merged data set balances these two extremes to arrive at the ratio shown here.
  • The data set is too small to draw a solid conclusion.
  • It is not the confidence level for comparing longer trends, which is smaller because the data set is much larger.
  • Statistics such as the minimum, maximum and the various kinds of averages tell you global properties of your data set.
  • The evolutionary biologist has also used this historical data set to ponder the conundrum of grandmothers.
  • Six months after the spacecraft runs out of coolant for its instruments, a preliminary data set should be released to astronomers.
British Dictionary definitions for data set

data set

noun
1.
(computing) another name for file1 (sense 7)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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data set in Technology

operating system, storage
An IBM term for a file.
(1997-04-15)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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