data base
a consistent set of data that can used for analysis, e.g. counts and measurements of fish structures used in defining and diagnosing species. Also refers to the computer software in which the data is stored

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • data base — /dataˈbaze, dataˈbeiz, ingl. ˈdeɪtəˌbeɪs/ [loc. ingl., comp. di data «dati» e base «base, supporto»] loc. sost. m. inv. (elab.) banca dati, base dati …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Data Base — Base de données Pour les articles homonymes, voir base, BD, BDD et DB. Schéma de la base de données relationnelle …   Wikipédia en Français

  • data base — also database, attested from 1962, from DATA (Cf. data) + BASE (Cf. base) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • data base — / deitə beis/, it. / data bejz/ s. ingl., usato in ital. al masch. (inform.) [raccolta di dati registrati nella memoria del computer, passibili di interrogazione] ▶◀ banca dati, base di dati …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Data base —   A large collection of data. Almost all the data in an automated system is normally held in a single data base. It is simplest if you think of the data base a just a number of tables which are logically related to each other …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • data base — {{#}}{{LM D11490}}{{〓}} {{[}}data base{{]}} {{■}}(ing.){{□}} {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} → {{↑}}base de datos{{↓}}. {{★}}{{\}}PRONUNCIACIÓN:{{/}} [dáta béis]. {{★}}{{\}}ORTOGRAFÍA:{{/}} Por ser un extranjerismo debe escribirse con cursiva u otra… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • data base — da|ta|base «DAY tuh BAYS, DAT uh , DAH tuh », noun, or data base. 1. a collection of related records or information, stored on a computer and organized to make any part of it accessible. 2. = databank. (Cf. ↑databank) …   Useful english dictionary

  • data base — duomenų bazė statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. data base; database vok. Datenbank, f; Datenbasis, f rus. база данных, f pranc. banque de données, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • data base — da·ta ba·se loc.s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS inform. 1. archivio elettronico di dati registrati secondo una determinata struttura 2. programma per gestire tale archivio (sigla DB) {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1979. ETIMO: comp. di data 3data e …   Dizionario italiano

  • data base — body of data stored in a computer (arranged for rapid expansion, updating and retrieval) …   English contemporary dictionary

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