data/ ˈdeɪ tə, ˈdæt ə, ˈdɑ tə /
a plural of datum.
(used with a plural verb) individual facts, statistics, or items of information:
These data represent the results of our analyses. Data are entered by terminal for immediate processing by the computer.
(used with a singular verb) a body of facts; information:
Additional data is available from the president of the firm.