Definition of data mining noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


data mining

BrE BrE//ˈdeɪtə maɪnɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdeɪtə maɪnɪŋ//
, NAmE//ˈdætə maɪnɪŋ//
[uncountable] (computing)
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looking at large amounts of information that has been collected on a computer and using it to provide new information
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: data mining