Definition of metadata in English:
A set of data that describes and gives information about other data.
- In the context of biological informatics, metadata is an interoperability issue.
- Cheap metadata is metadata made by someone else, or rather by many someone elses.
- In effect, this is all part of the Semantic Web, which aims to give order to the internet by using metadata to describe a document's contents.
Definition of metadata in:
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