datum (plural data)
- (plural: data) A measurement of something on a scale understood by both the recorder (a person or device) and the reader (another person or device). The scale is arbitrarily defined, such as from 1 to 10 by ones, 1 to 100 by 0.1, or simply true or false, on or off, yes, no, or maybe, etc.
- (plural: data) (philosophy) A fact known from direct observation.
- (plural: data) (philosophy) A premise from which conclusions are drawn.
- (plural: datums) (cartography, engineering) A fixed reference point, or a coordinate system.
- French: donnée
- German: Fakt, Faktum, Informationseinheit
- Italian: dato
- Portuguese: dado
- Russian: элеме́нт данных
- Spanish: dato
datum (datums, present participle datuming; past and past participle datumed)
- To provide missing data points by using a mathematical model to extrapolate values that are outside the range of a measuring device.