Definition of informational
1. information [ n ] a message received and understood that reduces the recipient's uncertaintyUsed in print:
(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Opponents generally argued that the ballot could n't give enough information about tax proposals for the voters to make an intelligent choice .
(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
A_couple_of days later a balletomane told me he had telephoned Allied_Arts for ticket information and was told `` the newspapers had made a mistake '' .
(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)
Working in a vacuum of minimal information can result only in show_pieces that look good in exhibitions and catalogs and may please the public_relations department but have little to do with the essence of interior_design .
At the end of its letter was the information that applicants for this position `` must also be prepared to teach costume design and advertising art '' .
(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)
Dr._H._V._Hilprecht , Professor of Assyrian at the University_of_Pennsylvania , dreamed that a Babylonian priest , associated with the king Kurigalzu , ( 1300 B.C. . ) escorted him to the treasure chamber of the temple of Bel , gave him six novel points of information about a certain broken relic , and corrected an error in its identification .Synonyms information info Related Terms message report news news fact course_of_study news material secret evidence propaganda details report_card tabulation confirmation database stuff gen nuts_and_bolts ammunition intelligence format secret misinformation factoid skinny insider_information inform
2. information [ n ] a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
Examples: "statistical data"
3. information [ n ] knowledge acquired through study or experience or instructionUsed in print:
(Orlin J. Scoville, Part-Time Farming...)
Information on pages 8 to 14 may help you in deciding on the kind and scale of your farming venture .
(The Rev. John A. O'Brien, "Let's Take Birth Control...)
It called_for opposition to laws and institutional practices restricting the information or availability of contraceptives .
(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)
Henrietta was discovering in the process of writing , as the born writer does , not merely a channel for the discharge of accumulated information but a stimulus to the development of the creative powers of observation , insight and intuition .
(Statements 87th Congress, 1st Session. Appropriations,...)
coordinate , correlate , and publish information with a view to advancing the development of low-cost saline water conversion projects ; and cooperate with other Federal_departments and agencies , with State and local_departments , agencies , and instrumentalities , and with interested persons , firms , institutions , and organizations .
All research within the United_States contracted for , sponsored , cosponsored , or authorized under authority of_this Act , shall be provided for in such manner that all information , uses , products , processes , patents , and other developments resulting from such research developed by Government expenditure will ( with such exceptions and limitations , if any , as the Secretary may find to be necessary in the interest of national defense ) be available to the general public .Synonyms information Related Terms cognition fact evidence example circumstance stimulation datum background acquaintance predictor descriptor tip-off inform
4. information [ n ] (communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome
Examples: "the signal contained thousands of bits of information"
5. information [ n ] formal accusation of a crimeUsed in print:
(Frances and Richard Lockridge, Murder Has...)
`` They won n't talk_about who gave the information .Synonyms information Related Terms accusation