Glossary of Metadata Terminology

This glossary provides metadata-related definitions for the terms used on this web site.

In some cases definitions used by the larger marine metadata community may be different than those used by this site; in such cases, the difference is indicated. In many cases this page provides a metadata-centric definition for a term that has wider meetings (e.g., 'dictionary'); such cases begin with the phrase 'In the context of metadata'.

Metadata-Related Definitions

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