Definition of data
- the data is plentiful and easily available
- —H. A. Gleason, Jr.
- comprehensive data on economic growth have been published
- —N. H. Jacoby
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: facts or information used usually to calculate, analyze, or plan something
: information that is produced or stored by a computer
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