metadata

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See also: meta data

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

meta- +‎ data

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɛt.əˌdeɪ.tə/
  • (file)

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 out the content on the screen.
  2. (computing) Structured information about a file (date created, creator, software used to create, last modified, file format, file fingerprint, etc).
    That photo's metadata suggests it was edited using Photoshop.

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmetɑdɑtɑ/, [ˈme̞t̪ɑdɑt̪ɑ]
  • Hyphenation: me‧ta‧da‧ta

Noun[edit]

metadata

  1. metadata

Declension[edit]

Inflection of metadata (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative metadata metadatat
genitive metadatan metadatojen
partitive metadataa metadatoja
illative metadataan metadatoihin
singular plural
nominative metadata metadatat
accusative nom. metadata metadatat
gen. metadatan
genitive metadatan metadatojen
metadatainrare
partitive metadataa metadatoja
inessive metadatassa metadatoissa
elative metadatasta metadatoista
illative metadataan metadatoihin
adessive metadatalla metadatoilla
ablative metadatalta metadatoilta
allative metadatalle metadatoille
essive metadatana metadatoina
translative metadataksi metadatoiksi
instructive metadatoin
abessive metadatatta metadatoitta
comitative metadatoineen

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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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