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Noun
/ˌinfərˈmāSHən/,
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informations, plural;
  1. Facts provided or learned about something or someone
    • - a vital piece of information
  2. A formal criminal charge lodged with a court or magistrate by a prosecutor without the aid of a grand jury
    • - the tenant may lay an information against his landlord
  3. What is conveyed or represented by a particular arrangement or sequence of things
    • - genetically transmitted information
  4. Data as processed, stored, or transmitted by a computer

  5. (in information theory) A mathematical quantity expressing the probability of occurrence of a particular sequence of symbols, impulses, etc., as contrasted with that of alternative sequences


  1. a message received and understood
  2. knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
  3. formal accusation of a crime
  4. data: a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn; "statistical data"
  5. (communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome; "the signal contained thousands of bits of information"
  6. (informational) relating to or having the nature of information
  7. Information, in its most restricted technical sense, is an ordered sequence of symbols. As a concept, however, information has many meanings. ...
  8. Information is a 1983 album by Welsh rock musician Dave Edmunds. The album was his second release for Arista Records (in the UK) and Columbia Records (in the US).
  9. The Pariah, the Parrot, the Delusion is the fourth studio album by American alternative rock band Dredg, released on June 9, 2009, on Ohlone Recordings. ...
  10. Information is a formal criminal charge made without a grand jury indictment by a prosecutor in a document called an information.
  11. Information , full name: Dagbladet Information , is a Danish newspaper published Monday through Saturday.
  12. The Information is the tenth (and seventh major-label) studio album by American alternative rock musician Beck, released in October 2006 on Interscope Records. It was produced and mixed by longtime Beck collaborator Nigel Godrich. ...
  13. Things that are or can be known about a given topic; communicable knowledge of something. [from 14th c.]; The act of informing or imparting knowledge; notification. [from 14th c. ...
  14. (Informational) recruitment event for culturally based groups.
  15. (Informational) A meeting to provide membership information to prospective members.  Also referred to as an interest meeting.
  16. (Informational) A forum for individuals interested in seeking more information about a particular NPHC fraternity or sorority.
  17. (Informational) A sign that gives you a sense of general location. Examples would be directories, maps and even menus.
  18. (Informational) This should be your default.  No action is required, the event is a normal occurrence.
  19. (Informational) increase in information flows between geographically remote locations. Arguably this is a technological change with the advent of fibre optic communications, satellites, and increased availability of telephony and Internet.
  20. The result of processing, manipulating, and organizing data in a way that adds to the knowledge of the person receiving it.
  21. Any knowledge that can be communicated andd/or any documentary material regardless of its physical form or characteristics (NSC EO 1995).
  22. A formal accusation by a government attorney that the defendant committed a misdemeanor. See also indictment.
  23. As part of the registration process, you are required to provide us certain information and to update us promptly as such information changes such that our records are current, complete and accurate. ...
  24. A written accusation charging a person with a crime. It is presented in court by a prosecuting officer under oath and does not come from a grand jury. (See indictment.)
  25. Formal charging document issued by a prosecuting attorney (with no grand jury involvement).