informationless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

information +‎ -less

Adjective[edit]

informationless (not comparable)

  1. Devoid of information; meaningless.
    • 1998, Roger Hersch, Jacques André, Heather Brown, Electronic publishing, artistic imaging, and digital typography
      And what is an informationless word in one language can be very useful in another language or context...
    • 2004, Robert G Crittenden, Neil Turok, Structure formation in the Universe
      ...compress the data into more manageable chunks (eg, using signal-to-noise eigenmodes to get rid of informationless noisy components of the map).
    • 2008, Marc Brevoort, Growing Better Software
      A good example of an informationless key is a UUID (essentially a random 128 bit value, guaranteed to be unique) which is typically displayed as hex string.