Glossary (Version 8.4)

The plural of datum; the measurement of an attribute, for example, the volume of gas or the type of rubber. This does not necessarily mean a single measurement: it may be the result of averaging several repeated measurements. Data may be quantitative or qualitative and be from primary or secondary sources.

Arrive at a conclusion by reasoning.

Give a practical exhibition as an explanation.

Give an account of characteristics or features.

Plan and evaluate the construction of a product or process.

In history: to construct, elaborate or expand.

In English: begin to build an opinion or idea.

Talk or write about a topic, taking into account different issues and ideas.

Recognise point/s of difference.