n. an analgesic derived from acetanolide; also used as an antipyretic; Datril and Tylenol are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets. See acetaminophen.
Syn. -- acetaminophen, Tylenol.
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(?), n.;
pl. Data (#).
[L. See 2d Date.] 1. Something given or admitted; a fact or principle granted; that upon which an inference or an argument is based; -- used chiefly in the plural.
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Any writer, therefore, who . . . furnishes us with data sufficient to determine the time in which he wrote.
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2. a single piece of information; a fact; especially a piece of information obtained by observation or experiment; -- used mostly in the plural.

3. pl. (Math.) The quantities or relations which are assumed to be given in any problem.
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4. (Surveying) a point, line, or level surface used as a reference in measuring elevations. RHUD

Datum line (Surv.), the horizontal or base line, from which the heights of points are reckoned or measured, as in the plan of a railway, etc.
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(?), n. [NL.; cf. Skr. dhattra, Per. & Ar. tatra, Tatla.] (Bot.) A genus of solanaceous plants, with large funnel-shaped flowers and a four-celled, capsular fruit.
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The commonest species are the thorn apple (D. stramonium), with a prickly capsule (see Illust. of capsule), white flowers and green stem, and Datura tatula, with a purplish tinge of the stem and flowers. Both are narcotic and dangerously poisonous.
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