Definition of Information. Meaning of Information. Synonyms of Information

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Definition of Information

Information
Information In`for*ma"tion, n. [F., fr. L. informatio representation, cinception. See Inform, v. t.] 1. The act of informing, or communicating knowledge or intelligence. The active informations of the intellect. --South. 2. News, advice, or knowledge, communicated by others or obtained by personal study and investigation; intelligence; knowledge derived from reading, observation, or instruction. Larger opportunities of information. --Rogers. He should get some information in the subject he intends to handle. --Swift. 3. (Law) A proceeding in the nature of a prosecution for some offens against the government, instituted and prosecuted, really or nominally, by some authorized public officer on behalt of the government. It differs from an indictment in criminal cases chiefly in not being based on the finding of a grand juri. See Indictment.

Meaning of Information from wikipedia

- Information is an abstract concept that refers to something which has the power to inform. At the most fundamental level, it pertains to the interpretation...
- Information technology (IT) is a set of related fields that encomp**** computer systems, software, programming languages, and data and information processing...
- Personal data, also known as personal information or personally identifiable information (PII), is any information related to an identifiable person. The...
- An information system (IS) is a formal, sociotechnical, organizational system designed to collect, process, store, and distribute information. From a sociotechnical...
- classified information is material that a government body deems to be sensitive information that must be protected. Access is restricted by law or regulation...
- The Information Age (also known as the Third Industrial Revolution, Computer Age, Digital Age, Silicon Age, New Media Age, Internet Age, or the Digital...
- Information theory is the mathematical study of the quantification, storage, and communication of information. The field was established and put on a...
- mathematical statistics, the Fisher information (sometimes simply called information) is a way of measuring the amount of information that an observable random...
- Information security, sometimes shortened to infosec, is the practice of protecting information by mitigating information risks. It is part of information...
- A geographic information system (GIS) consists of integrated computer hardware and software that store, manage, analyze, edit, output, and visualize geographic...