Definition of data mining in English:

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data mining

noun

[mass noun] Computing
The practice of examining large pre-existing databases in order to generate new information.
Example sentences
  • It is not uncommon that databases for data mining require their own analytic engine, design and structure.
  • Just and Mitchell use data mining and statistical machine software to detect subtle patterns.
  • Real-time access on data mining software could potentially revolutionise the way that telecom companies conduct their business.

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