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 any entity or form that resolves uncertainty or provides the answer to a question of some kind. It is thus related to data and knowledge...
- Meta-information may refer to: Metadata Knowledge tagging...
- The Information is the seventh studio album by American alternative rock musician Beck, released in October 3, 2006 on Interscope Records. It was produced...
- User information is information transferred across the functional interface between a source user and a telecommunications system for delivery to a destination...
- Information filter may refer to Information filtering system Kalman filter#Information filter...
- Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and mani****te data, or information, often in the context of a business...
- An information resource may refer to: Resource (computer science), any component of limited availability in a computer system Web resource, a data source...
- Information criterion may refer to: Information criterion (statistics), a method to select a model in statistics Information criteria (information technology)...
- Information loss may refer to: Data loss in information systems lossy compression Digital obsolescence Black hole information paradox in theoretical physics...
- Information bias may refer to: Information bias (epidemiology), bias arising in a clinical study because of miscl****ification of the level of exposure...