A statement which cannot be false.
Reality; actuality; truth; as, he, in fact, excelled all the rest; the fact is, he was beaten.
The assertion or statement of a thing done or existing; sometimes, even when false, improperly put, by a transfer of meaning, for the thing done, or supposed to be done; a thing supposed or asserted to be done; as, history abounds with false facts.
an information asserted to be true, e.g. something proven to exist, an event that has happened, or a statement true on the basis of reasoning; in that sense, fact is not merely a datum (or data) because it involves the criteria of truth. datum, data information game : chess acronym
A reliable piece of information that can be verified through independent sources or procedures. A fact differs from an opinion. See opinion.
Phenomenon that has an actual, objective existence, regardless of whether it was observed or not.
When our observations are confirmed and found to be repeatable, they become facts. The repeatability of an observation means there is little doubt about it, though it cannot be accepted with absolute certainty. For example, everyone can observe that a student in the classroom is smiling. Therefore, this is a fact.
An observation that has been repeatedly confirmed. For example, there are 23 pairs of chromosomes in human cells.
(n.) in the context of logic programming, a fact is a Horn clause with a head but no body.
a kind of (or a subtype of) clause
a Prolog clause without a clause body
Fact concerning the properties and names of objects. A fact describes a clause whose body is true.
In PeopleSoft applications, facts are numeric data values from fields from a source database as well as an analytic application. A fact can be anything you want to measure your business by, for example, revenue, actual, budget data, or sales numbers. A fact is stored on a fact table.
Data, usually numeric and additive, that can be examined and analyzed. Examples include sales, cost, and profit. Fact and measure are synonymous; fact is more commonly used with relational environments, measure is more commonly used with multidimensional environments. See Also: derived fact (or measure)
A measurement regarding an organization, typically numeric and additive, that is stored in a fact table.
See measure. See also additive, derived fact (or measure).
a relationship between two objects or ideas in the world
a world-state, nothing more, nothing less
Knowledge or information based on real-world occurrences.
A state of affairs in the real world, governed by law.
An effect produced or achieved; anything done or that comes to pass; an act; an event; a circumstance.
a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred; "first you must collect all the facts of the case"
A row in a fact table in a data warehouse. A fact contains values that define a data event such as a sales transaction.