Carmel NY carmel_ny at outlook.com
Sun Oct 28 11:13:49 UTC 2018

On Sat, 27 Oct 2018 22:01:42 -0500, Peter Wick stated:


information noun 

in·for·ma·tion | \ˌin-fər-ˈmā-shən

Definition of information 

1: the communication or reception of knowledge or intelligence 

2 a (1): knowledge obtained from investigation, study, or instruction 
    (2): intelligence, news 
    (3): facts, data 
  b: the attribute inherent in and communicated by one of two or more
     alternative sequences or arrangements of something (such as nucleotides
     in DNA or binary digits in a computer program) that produce specific
  c (1): a signal or character (as in a communication system or
     computer) representing data
    (2): something (such as a message, experimental data, or a picture) which
justifies change in a construct (such as a plan or theory) that represents
physical or mental experience or another construct
  d: a quantitative measure of the content of information
     specifically : a numerical quantity that measures the uncertainty
     in the outcome of an experiment to be performed
3: the act of informing against a person 
4: a formal accusation of a crime made by a prosecuting officer as
   distinguished from an indictment presented by a grand jury 


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