This page will make sure you never confuse data and datum again! Read the definitions, check out our example sentences, and be sure to follow the twitter feed to see how the internet is using these words in a sentence.
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A collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn (plural of datum
An item of factual information derived from measurement or research (singular of data)
The first task is the assignment of an address to each datum
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@blkck: #TIL the single word for "data" is "datum". Now if I could figure out when to use it.
@jesscMCMXC: "I'll use data as a plural for datum as soon as scientists use fora as a plural for forum."
@datumdc: Active Power Supports Datum in Delivering Environmentally Intelligent, Resilient Data Centre - http://t.co/rHztERXcWv @YahooFinance
@heaper: @jenko and nobody uses datum as the singular of data because nobody ever talks about one lone snippit of datum! The man's a fool! ;)
@_teaplease: Datas is not a thing. Datum is the singular data is the plural,okay?
@YVRHousing: A good datum is the http://t.co/rjPc9ZmR4Y rental data from San Diego. Huge (mammoth!) oversupply from 2005, but rents chugged along+
@yahelc: @okdan I mean, datum isn't completely incorrect; you were providing a single data point. @lauraolin
@trivandaD: Datum, datum, and datum.. Become the data -_____-
@ddscouser: Pull a datum off the data tree.
@Sigafoos: “My data is”: does this offend anyone? I know it’s the plural of datum but using “are” sounds so… British.
@ConorsMaya: Green york standoffishness communities-decisive unorganized data other datum cause in the ascendant retirees
@UAEUDepProv: "The plural of 'anecdote' is not 'data'" (Ray Wolfinger). But a single datum is not necessarily an anecdote! http://t.co/XI0vEMuEow
@imagepush: If the economy of the future runs on our data, does that make us slave labor? http://t.co/E0NgCBB5yQ #facebook #google #technology #datum
@AnjayBrung: If you view it as data - datum, then "data are" is right. But datum is so antiquated... We use data more like a volume noun like sugar
@ay_bellafinesse: @pasquille d singular is datum while d plural is data,check online dico
@CookBizEnglish: DATA - Purists prefer to keep this a plural noun: “The data are,” NOT “the data is.” The (now nearly obsolete) singular is datum. RT...
@ThisDumebi: To help us,words wt '-um' ending usually form deir pl '-a','-ia' etc 'stadia'"@raplordocheme @ay_bellafinesse data is sing.,datum is plural"
@ThisDumebi: Nah...check again!don't do it alone or u'l com bck wt same result!!"@raplordocheme @ay_bellafinesse data is singular, datum is plural"
@ThisDumebi: 0_o!datum!"@ay_bellafinesse:@raplordocheme#YourSchoolFeesWasWastedIf "U̶̲̥̅̊ dnt knw d plural of data"!oga data is plural.Find d singular"
@SpinalTapdance: Although 'data' is the plural form of the singular 'datum,' turns out no one will thank you for pointing it out to them.