Definition of databank in English:


Line breaks: data|bank
Pronunciation: /ˈdeɪtəbaŋk


  • A large repository of computer data on a particular topic, sometimes formed from more than one database, and accessible by many users.
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    • Neuroinformatics projects that serve as databanks or repositories implement a variety of procedures to improve data quality.
    • In the very near future, if the expectations of some in the art business are met, customers will be able to go into their favorite art gallery and view a myriad array of artworks stored in databanks accessible via the Internet.
    • Jane Vance looked on in surprise as the bookseller turned to an elderly laptop computer and entered search data into a databank program.

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