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Field

A defined subdivision of a record used to record only a specific category of data or data element. The position of a data element (or set of data elements) and regarded as a single descriptive element. A field may be allocated a unique identification symbol in the record format. A particular section of a computer record, e.g. in a bibliographic record, the author or the publication date of a document. Fields may be of fixed or variable length.


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