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information US English

Facts provided or learned about something or someone

information US Thesaurus

we'll give you the latest information

black information US English

Information held by banks, credit agencies, or other financial institutions about people who are considered bad credit risks

information bureau US English

An office or department which provides information to the public

information desk US English

A counter where people may obtain information, typically in a public building such as an airport, library, or hospital

information office US English

An office where information may be obtained and enquiries answered

information pack US English

A set of documents giving useful information about something

information scent US English

Visual or textual cues provided on a website to suggest what information it or its links may contain

information theory US English

The mathematical study of the coding of information in the form of sequences of symbols, impulses, etc., and of how rapidly such information can be transmitted, e.g., through computer circuits or telecommunications channels

inside information US English

Information available only to those within an organization

white information US English

Positive information about a person’s creditworthiness held by a bank or similar institution

genetic information US English

The genetic potential of an organism carried in the base sequence of its DNA (or, in some viruses, RNA) according to the genetic code

information content US English

The amount of information contained in something

information economy US English

An economy based on the effective acquisition, dissemination, and use of information, rather than on the means of production

information exchange US English

The act of giving and receiving information, typically electronically

information officer US English

A person who is employed to provide information to the public

information overload US English

Exposure to or provision of too much information or data

information processing US English

The processing of information, typically by a computer or by an organism, so as to yield new or more useful information

information retrieval US English

The tracing and recovery of specific information from stored data

information revolution US English

The proliferation of the availability of information and the accompanying changes in its storage and dissemination owing to the use of computers

information science US English

The study of processes for storing and retrieving information, especially scientific or technical information

information scientist US English

A person who studies processes for storing and retrieving information

information service US English

A service providing information

information technology US English

The study or use of systems (especially computers and telecommunications) for storing, retrieving, and sending information

information transfer US English

The process of transferring information from one person or location to another

information retrieval system US English

A system for tracing and recovering specific information from stored data

management information system US English

A computerized information-processing system designed to support the activities of company or organizational management

personal information manager US English

A computer program functioning as an address book, organizer, calendar, etc.

geoinformation US English

Computerized geographical information

information superhighway in superhighway US English

An extensive electronic network such as the Internet, used for the rapid transfer of information such as sound, video, and graphics

Shannon's theorem US English

A theorem defining the maximum capacity of a communication channel to carry information with no more than an arbitrary error rate, given the bandwidth and signal-to-noise ratio

Shannon's information theorem in Shannon's theorem US English

A theorem defining the maximum capacity of a communication channel to carry information with no more than an arbitrary error rate, given the bandwidth and signal-to-noise ratio