metadata

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EtymologyEdit

meta- +‎ data

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NounEdit

metadata (uncountable)

  1. Data that describes other data, serving as an informative label.
    Most websites contain metadata to tell the computer how to lay the words out on the screen.

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NounEdit

metadata c

  1. metadata; data about data, information about information

Usage notesEdit

  • Rarely inflected. Both common gender (metadatan) and neuter (metadatat) have been used. See data.

Related termsEdit

  • metadatahantering
  • metadataschema
  • metadatastruktur
Last modified on 16 April 2014, at 21:39