Entity Definition (Metadata)

n.

Pronunciation

/ˈɛntəti ˌdɛfəˈnɪʃən/

Definition

A metadata field that describes what concept an entity represents or captures.

The definition may include additional information pertaining to the format in which concepts are captured. The definition serves as a form of data governance by eliminating the ambiguity surrounding the purpose of an entity.

Category

Metadata

Related Terms

Attribute Definition (Metadata), Category Definition (Metadata), Metadata

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