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Noun: information  ,in-fu(r)'mey-shun
  1. A message received and understood
    - info
     
  2. Knowledge acquired through study, experience or instruction
     
  3. Formal accusation of a crime
     
  4. A collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
    "statistical information";
    - data
     
  5. (communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome
    "the signal contained thousands of bits of information";
    - selective information, entropy

Derived forms: informations

Type of: accumulation, accusal, accusation, aggregation, assemblage, cognition, collection, content, information measure, knowledge, message, noesis, subject matter, substance

Encyclopedia: Information, Please!