Things that are or can be known about a given topic; communicable knowledge of something. [from 14th c. –
I need some more Information about this issue.
The act of informing or imparting knowledge; notification. [from 14th c. –
For your information, I did this because I wanted to.
(law) A statement of criminal activity brought before a judge or magistrate; in the UK, used to inform a magistrate of an offence and request a warrant; in the US, an accusation brought before a judge without a grand jury indictment. [from 15th c. –
(obsolete) The act of informing against someone, passing on incriminating knowledge; accusation. [14th-17th c. –
(now rare) The systematic imparting of knowledge; education, training. [from 14th c. –
(now rare) The creation of form; the imparting of a given quality or characteristic; forming, animation. [from 17th c. –
(Christianity) Divine inspiration. [from 15th c. –
(information theory) Any unambiguous abstract data, the smallest possible unit being the bit. [from 20th c. –
A service provided by telephone which provides listed telephone numbers of a subscriber. [from 20th c. –
As contrasted with data, knowledge which is gathered as a result of processing data. [from 20th c. –
And as you can see in this slide, we then take the raw data and convert it into information.