1. Plural of datum.
  2. Amazing Basic command. Lines stored with the command DATA may be read using the READ command. You can later re-READ this DATA using the RESTORE command, or READ DATA stored starting at line 1000 using RESTORE 1000.
  3. (Esp. UN*X program linkers and loaders) Segment storing initialized data. Thus, unlike BSS, it must take up space in the executable.