Sunday, 15 December 2013

Entry: datum (n.)

In context:  "'The key datum is that the O.N.A.N.T.A. guy didn't actually extract urine samples from us."

Definition:   Chiefly in pl. An item of (chiefly numerical) information, esp. one obtained by scientific work, a number of which are typically collected together for reference, analysis, or calculation.


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Page: 772

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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