metadata

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Etymology[edit]

meta- +‎ data

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Noun[edit]

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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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

metadata f (uncountable)

  1. metadata (data that describes other data)

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

metadata c

  1. metadata; data about data, information about information

Usage notes[edit]

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

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