Definition of 'database'
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As soon as a room comes free we put it on the national refuge database. The Sun (2016)Under the new plan patients will have the chance to opt out of their records being collected, stored in a central database and shared with third parties. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As we do spectrum matching and store the data in large SQL databases, that is extremely compute intensive output. Computing (2010)The DNA matched that of a gangster whose records were on a national criminal database, a police source said. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The best key to getting useful information from databases? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The information will be entered into a computer database accessible to zoos around the world. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The longer a database is maintained the more corrupt it becomes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Association members will have access to an online database of known troublemakers. The Sun (2010)The voluntary scheme will provide a central database. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Photographs of shoppers would not be stored on its database. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He spoke of a massive database of information. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Millions of figures were crammed into a massive computer database. The Sun (2010)How much does the database cost to maintain? Times, Sunday Times (2009)An online database of how to do stuff. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The question could be asked at the same time and replies recorded on a central database. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The solution was to build a large database of pictures of people for the software to learn from. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Men were called forward for a screening process and their identity was verified against photographs on a computer database. Times, Sunday Times (2012)An online database was wiped clean. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We have the single largest retail database in India. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The video recognition system would link to a national police database that stores and transmits facial images of people and their criminal histories. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The service uses a database containing information on more than 200,000 schemes. The Sun (2014)To many evolutionary biologists, such a large database is one of the most useful tools. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)A national database will be established by the autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Most offences were committed before the national DNA database was set up. The Sun (2006)His DNA went on the national database. The Sun (2008)One of its mock-up presentations shows a police call centre with access to the One database system. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He maintained a computer database of his songs that numbered 8,500 recordings by more than 1,000 different performers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Part of the problem identified is that local Conservative associations are understood to use different IT database systems. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With the environment in mind, it has invested in a high-tech database system so projects can be managed online without the need for printing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'database'
British English: database /ˈdeɪtəˌbeɪs/ NOUN
A database is a collection of data stored in a computer in a way that makes it easy to obtain.
It's a database of five-star hotels.
- American English: database
- Arabic: قَاعِدَة بَيَانَات
- Brazilian Portuguese: banco de dados
- Chinese: 数据库
- Croatian: baza podataka
- Czech: databáze
- Danish: database
- Dutch: database
- European Spanish: base de datos
- Finnish: tietokanta
- French: base de données
- German: Datenbank
- Greek: βάση δεδομένων
- Italian: database
- Japanese: データベース
- Korean: 데이터베이스
- Norwegian: database
- Polish: baza danych
- European Portuguese: banco de dados
- Romanian: bază de date
- Russian: база данных
- Spanish: base de datos
- Swedish: databas
- Thai: ฐานข้อมูล
- Turkish: veri tabanı
- Ukrainian: база даних
- Vietnamese: cơ sở dữ liệu
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