data bank


Examples of data bank in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jeff Shumway, the director of Utah’s new Office of Professional Licensure Review, cited data that showed Utah ranks far above the median for the number of reports to a national data bank for licensed mental health workers. Jessica Miller, The Salt Lake Tribune, 29 Aug. 2023 Schuyler County Sheriff Michael Maloney expressed regret over the failure of police to do their jobs, including not entering the couple’s names in the FBI’s national data bank. Eric J. Greenberg, Rolling Stone, 5 Aug. 2023 Along with the incorporation of these robot officers, Dubai is also planning to adopt a series of other emerging crime solutions, such as a national DNA data bank. Amy Klinkhammer, Discover Magazine, 21 Mar. 2017 Among those already in Perls’ BU data bank from a separate, ongoing study of people who live to 100, is Francis St. Germain Sr. of Medford. Kay Lazar,, 27 Nov. 2022 The data bank that enabled this was Bollinger’s Wine Library, a unique collection of vintages going back generations that had been compiled from stock lying for years in the far reaches of the house’s cellars. WIRED, 8 Oct. 2022 Some of these companies, like 54gene which is building a DNA data bank of people of African ancestry, are first movers with potential to be unique across the world. Alexander Onukwue, Quartz, 19 July 2022 Liliya Onyshchenko-Shvets, the director of Lviv’s cultural heritage office, initiated an online data bank that allows museum directors across Ukraine to report war damage and identify their needs. Joshua Hammer, Smithsonian Magazine, 5 May 2022 Despite being known in Texas as a doctor to avoid (at least among professional peers), and despite a report to the data bank and an investigation into his cases by the state medical board, Duntsch continued to be hired. Mahita Gajanan, Time, 16 July 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of data bank was in 1966

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“Data bank.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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