Definitions for Documentationˌdɒk yə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən, -mən-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. documentation, certification, corroboration(noun)

    confirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidence

  2. software documentation, documentation(noun)

    program listings or technical manuals describing the operation and use of programs

  3. documentation, support(noun)

    documentary validation

    "his documentation of the results was excellent"; "the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. documentation(Noun)

    Something transposed from a thought to a document; the written account of an idea.

  2. documentation(Noun)

    Documents that explain the operation of a particular software program.

    That feature is not in the documentation.

The New Hacker's DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. documentation

    The multiple kilograms of macerated, pounded, steamed, bleached, and pressed trees that accompany most modern software or hardware products (see also tree-killer). Hackers seldom read paper documentation and (too) often resist writing it; they prefer theirs to be terse and on-line. A common comment on this predilection is “You can't grep dead trees”. See drool-proof paper, verbiage, treeware.

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Documentation

    Systematic organization, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of specialized information, especially of a scientific or technical nature (From ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983). It often involves authenticating or validating information.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Documentation' in Nouns Frequency: #2689


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