documentation, certification, corroboration(noun)
confirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidence
software documentation, documentation(noun)
program listings or technical manuals describing the operation and use of programs
"his documentation of the results was excellent"; "the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones"
Something transposed from a thought to a document; the written account of an idea.
Documents that explain the operation of a particular software program.
That feature is not in the documentation.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
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 Medicine
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.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Documentation' in Nouns Frequency: #2689
The numerical value of Documentation in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Documentation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Documentation is like sex: when it is good, it is very, very good; and when it is bad, it is better than nothing.
I call upon Iran to increase its cooperation with the agency and to provide timely access to all relevant information, documentation, sites, material and personnel.
We urge Syria to use the opportunity of the team's next visit to Damascus to provide credible evidence and documentation to support its assurances that it has fully abandoned its chemical weapons program.
We have been asking Mobily to provide documentation that could justify this claim and so far they have failed to do so - these claims are not valid, it’s something very serious – there’s no way this amount is feasible or reasonable.
There's so many cases where the documentation suggests nothing was done, we don't know that for a fact, but we're missing the documentation. That's what we need to have because the documentation is the evidence of investigative effort, and if it's not there, then obviously we're going to think it doesn't exist.
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- documentacióCatalan, Valencian
- ドキュメンテーション, 文書Japanese
- ਡੌਕੂਮੈਂਟPanjabi, Punjabi
- документација, dokumentacijaSerbo-Croatian
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