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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
database \database\ n.
an organized body of related information.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: an organized body of related information
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
1. One or more large structured sets of persistent
data, usually associated with software to update and query
the data. A simple database might be a single file containing
many records, each of which contains the same set of
fields where each field is a certain fixed width.
A database is one component of a database management system.
See also ANSI/SPARC Architecture, atomic, blob, data
definition language, deductive database, distributed
database, fourth generation language, functional
database, object-oriented database, relational database.
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2. A collection of nodes managed and stored in
one place and all accessible via the same server. Links
outside this are "external", and those inside are "internal".
On the World-Wide Web this is called a website.
3. All the facts and rules comprising a logic programming
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