Data vs Restripe - What's the difference?

data | restripe |

As a noun data

is (time) date.

As a verb restripe is

to change the stripes.



Alternative forms

* (electronics)


(wikipedia data) (-) or plural noun
  • English plurals: Pieces of information.
  • (uncountable, collectively) Information, especially in a scientific or computational context.
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  • With fresh material, taxonomic conclusions are leavened by recognition that the material examined reflects the site it occupied; a herbarium packet gives one only a small fraction of the data desirable for sound conclusions. Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get
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  • (computing) A representation of facts or ideas in a formalized manner capable of being communicated or manipulated by some process.
  • Usage notes

    * This word is more often used as an uncountable noun with a singular verb than as a plural noun with singular datum. * The definition of data'' in the computing context is from an international standard vocabulary] and is meant to distinguish ''data'' from ''information . However, this distinction is largely ignored by the computing profession.[

    Derived terms

    * big data * databank * database * datasheet * data acquisition * data analysis * data domain * data element * data entry * data farming * data hiding * data integrity * data maintenance * data management * data mining * data modeling * data path, datapath * data processing * data recovery * data set * data sink * data source * data warehouse * metadata * primary data * raw data


    * (The American Heritage Dictionary's usage note on 'data') * Calpundit: YOU SAY DAY-TA, I SAY DAA-TA * John Quiggin: Data is not the plural of datum * ‘Data’ is singular




  • To change the stripes
  • (automotive) To change the space markings in a parking lot
  • * When a business, State or local government agency, or other covered entity restripes a parking lot, it must provide accessible parking spaces as required by the ADA Standards for Accessible Design. ADA Design Guide 1 - Restriping Parking Lots
  • To change the lane markings or other markings on a road, runway or other path
  • {{cite-usenet , year=1996 , author=Unknown , title=Z -- RESTRIPE VARIOUS ROADS AND CROSSWALKS AT THE NAVAL AIR STATION, LEMOORE, CALIFORNIA , group=cbd.procurements , googleid=229c91aa138d64f/cbff277da3a34054 , prefix=
  • , text=The work includes furnishing all labor, material, equipment, transportation, supervision, and management necessary for restriping road centerlines, edgelines, stop/yield bars, crosswalks and incidental related work.}}
  • (computing, RAID) To change the manner in which data is laid out across multiple disks.
  • * {{quote-book, 2001, title=Storage area network essentials, author=Richard Barker, Paul Massiglia, page=213
  • , passage=In most cases, reduced application performance is preferable to the alternative of stopping applications entirely to move or restripe data.}}
  • Of land, to redivide
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