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data format

Definitions of data format
  1. noun
    the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
    synonyms: data formatting, format, formatting
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    types:
    high-level formatting
    (computer science) the format for the root directory and the file allocation tables and other basic configurations
    initialisation, initialization, low-level formatting
    (computer science) the format of sectors on the surface of a hard disk drive so that the operating system can access them and setting a starting position
    type of:
    info, information
    a message received and understood
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