A set of information describing the contents, format, and structure of a database and the relationship between its elements, used to control access to and manipulation of the database.
- It is extremely unlikely that a standards-based solution, whether it be a protocol or data dictionary or procedure or format, can be as efficient and effective for any particular application as a solution tailored to that application.
- Under the area of informatics, they suggested that all systems be interfaced and that a data dictionary be created so that all health care providers and facilities are using the same terms and know the meaning of those terms.
- This software runs on the Wang VS and is supplied with a PACE data dictionary, enabling extensive report and query features over and above those already supplied with the module.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: data dic|tion¦ary
Definition of data dictionary in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.