Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Data"

The meaning of "Data" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Data Assimilation mean?
A:

Data assimilation is the technique whereby observational data are combined with output from a numerical model to produce an optimal estimate of the evolving state of the system.


For example:
You have a computer model.
The model predicts how water travels through the ground.
You run the model and get a prediction.
Next, you get measurements of water flow in the area.
You measure stream flow rate over time.
Finally, you combine the computer model data with the measurements in the stream and use both to make more accurate predictions. This is data assimilation.
You take data from the computer model simulation, combine it with observational data in the field, and make predictions based on both!
Q: What does Data redundancy mean?
A: It refers to data that isn't needed, or isn't used.

Synonyms of "Data" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Data of children and Data for children ?
A: data of children is the data you have on those children, for example their height.
data for children is the data that you want to give to the clildren, data made specially for them
Q: What is the difference between Data and Date ?
A: Data is information.

Date is the day. Example: 5 June 2019
Q: What is the difference between Data em português and Data em inglês ?
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Q: What is the difference between Data collection and storing information ?
A: Data collection = gathering of statistical information for research purposes

Storing information = keeping information for later use

Translations of "Data"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Data
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Data
A: can be said 2 ways:
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Data delete karwaya ki account hi delete karwa diya.
A: got delete an account except data
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Data de vencimento
A: También se puede decir -Expiration date
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Data was processed or data were processed?
A: People disagree whether "data" is singular (was) or plural (were).

I always say it as singular ("was") and I think this is more common, but "were" might be more correct in formal writing.

Other questions about "Data"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce Data.
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Q: "Data is received in the third week after the end of the month."
Is this the same as
"Data is received in the third week of the next month"?
Q: So Data Scientists can come from chemistry, they can come from biology, they can come from psychology... does this sound natural?
A: Here's me :)
Q: Data does this sound natural?
A: The 't' sound should be clearer and not a 'd' sound.
Q: Data analyzing for IELTS does this sound natural?
A: "... a quarter of THE world's petroleum resources..." would sound better

Also, in the last three lines I spotted two spelling mistakes:
"New ZEALAND"
"...a year PERIOD"

But overall it is a good piece of work :)

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