What does documentation mean?

Definitions for documentation
ˌdɒk yə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən, -mən-doc·u·men·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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 Medicine

  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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of documentation in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of documentation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of documentation in a Sentence

  1. The Emmy-nominated actor:

    I want other people to not go and find documentation of my opinion on his guilt or innocence.

  2. Mark Steber:

    The law doesn't say what the documentation should be - just that you have to be able prove it.

  3. Jesper Moller:

    We want to see things and documentation. We have learned from the past. So now do it in a proper way.

  4. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro:

    In Tachira we captured a pilot of a U.S. plane (who is) of Latin origin (carrying) all kinds of documentation.

  5. Dick Brandon:

    Documentation is like sex: when it is good, it is very, very good; and when it is bad, it is better than nothing.

Images & Illustrations of documentation

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