data point

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Noun[edit]

data point (plural data points)

  1. A mark on a graph or chart corresponding to a piece of data.
    Could you make all the yellow data points bigger?
  2. (by extension) the data that the mark represents.
    I think the third data point is inaccurate. Let's measure it again.
  3. A socket for connecting to a phone line or other electronic network.
    I sat on the end of the row so I could use the data point.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (data represented by a mark): datum