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Data vs. Knowledge

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Datanoun

plural of datum

Knowledgenoun

The fact of knowing about something; general understanding or familiarity with a subject, place, situation etc.

‘His knowledge of Iceland was limited to what he'd seen on the Travel Channel.’;

Datanoun

Information, especially in a scientific or computational context, or with the implication that it is organized.

‘The raw information was processed and placed into a database so the data could be accessed more quickly.’;

Knowledgenoun

Awareness of a particular fact or situation; a state of having been informed or made aware of something.

Datanoun

Recorded observations that are usually presented in a structured format.

Knowledgenoun

Intellectual understanding; the state of appreciating truth or information.

‘Knowledge consists in recognizing the difference between good and bad decisions.’;

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Datanoun

(computing) A representation of facts or ideas in a formalized manner capable of being communicated or manipulated by some process.

Knowledgenoun

Familiarity or understanding of a particular skill, branch of learning etc.

‘Does your friend have any knowledge of hieroglyphs, perchance?’; ‘A secretary should have a good knowledge of shorthand.’;

Datanoun

(mobile telephony) Digital information such as images or web pages transmitted using the cellular telephone network rather than wifi.

‘run out of data’;

Knowledgenoun

(philosophical) Justified true belief

Data

See Datum.

Knowledgenoun

Sexual intimacy or intercourse (now usually in phrase carnal knowledge).

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Data

a collection of facts, observations, or other information related to a particular question or problem; as, the historical data show that the budget deficit is only a small factor in determining interest rates.

Knowledgenoun

(obsolete) Information or intelligence about something; notice.

Data

information, most commonly in the form of a series of binary digits, stored on a physical storage medium for manipulation by a computer program. It is contrasted with the program which is a series of instructions used by the central processing unit of a computer to manipulate the data. In some conputers data and execuatble programs are stored in separate locations.

Knowledgenoun

The total of what is known; all information and products of learning.

‘His library contained the accumulated knowledge of the Greeks and Romans.’;

Datanoun

a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn;

‘statistical data’;

Knowledgenoun

(countable) Something that can be known; a branch of learning; a piece of information; a science.

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Data

Data are units of information, often numeric, that are collected through observation. In a more technical sense, data are a set of values of qualitative or quantitative variables about one or more persons or objects, while a datum (singular of data) is a single value of a single variable.Although the terms and are often used interchangeably, these terms have distinct meanings.

‘data’; ‘information’;

Knowledgenoun

(obsolete) Acknowledgement.

Knowledgenoun

(obsolete) Notice, awareness.

Knowledgenoun

The deep familiarity with certain routes and places of interest required by taxicab drivers working in London, England.

Knowledgeverb

(obsolete) To confess as true; to acknowledge.

Knowledgenoun

The act or state of knowing; clear perception of fact, truth, or duty; certain apprehension; familiar cognizance; cognition.

‘Knowledge, which is the highest degree of the speculative faculties, consists in the perception of the truth of affirmative or negative propositions.’;

Knowledgenoun

That which is or may be known; the object of an act of knowing; a cognition; - chiefly used in the plural.

‘There is a great difference in the delivery of the mathematics, which are the most abstracted of knowledges.’; ‘Knowledges is a term in frequent use by Bacon, and, though now obsolete, should be revived, as without it we are compelled to borrow "cognitions" to express its import.’; ‘To use a word of Bacon's, now unfortunately obsolete, we must determine the relative value of knowledges.’;

Knowledgenoun

That which is gained and preserved by knowing; instruction; acquaintance; enlightenment; learning; scholarship; erudition.

‘Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth.’; ‘Ignorance is the curse of God;Knowledge, the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.’;

Knowledgenoun

That familiarity which is gained by actual experience; practical skill; as, a knowledge of life.

‘Shipmen that had knowledge of the sea.’;

Knowledgenoun

Scope of information; cognizance; notice; as, it has not come to my knowledge.

‘Why have I found grace in thine eyes, that thou shouldst take knowledge of me?’;

Knowledgenoun

Sexual intercourse; - usually preceded by carnal; same as carnal knowledge.

Knowledgeverb

To acknowledge.

Knowledgenoun

the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning

Knowledgenoun

facts, information, and skills acquired through experience or education; the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject

‘a thirst for knowledge’; ‘her considerable knowledge of antiques’;

Knowledgenoun

the sum of what is known

‘the transmission of knowledge’;

Knowledgenoun

information held on a computer system.

Knowledgenoun

true, justified belief; certain understanding, as opposed to opinion.

Knowledgenoun

awareness or familiarity gained by experience of a fact or situation

‘the programme had been developed without his knowledge’; ‘he denied all knowledge of the incidents’;

Knowledgenoun

sexual intercourse.

Knowledge

Knowledge is a familiarity, awareness, or understanding of someone or something, such as facts (descriptive knowledge), skills (procedural knowledge), or objects (acquaintance knowledge). By most accounts, knowledge can be acquired in many different ways and from many sources, including but not limited to perception, reason, memory, testimony, scientific inquiry, education, and practice.

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