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data point

Informatics
A “hard” measurable value that can be graphed or included in a database.
 
Vox populi
Like many real terms, popular use has morphed “data point” into a bullet point in a lantern-slide presentation, or “any anecdote or opinion disguised as fact that can be used to persuade others”.
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Reference X/Time Intervals, which lets users create reference X/date-time intervals that are displayed as colored background regions, making it easier to visually compare the X/date-time values of time intervals and data points with reference X/date-time intervals.
We now have real-time access to every data point Kyzen collects worldwide--in one place," said Ram Wissel, engineering manager, in a prepared statement.
Because the analysis of mold line application data pertaining to work-strip ratio out-of-control data points cannot be correlated to a lack of sand quality with data currently being compiled, sand quality may not be the problem.
Link consumers to dealers, and customize selection based on a variety of data points,
Whereas traditional statistics methods are based on the assumption that a study will have far more samples than data points per sample, genomics experiments usually involve the inverse situation: a few dozen samples, with tens of thousands of data points per sample.
There are weird economic data points appearing everywhere.
One health plan recently received an RFI requesting 220,000 different data points.
They could not determine whether the entire part had been manufactured correctly because there were not enough data points to represent the entire shape.
The components of the four data points in this framework are presented in Exhibit 1.
Even though you may only mark data points every 10 minutes, say, or every 10 degrees, values do exist between those intervals.