Definitions:Something given as a standard: datum- line, the base- line from which surface levels are reckoned.
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Usage examples:But, just as in the case of all the other sciences, when her investigations have been pushed to the point where they encounter the problem of explaining this principle itself, her investigations must necessarily cease; this principle is for all the sciences the ultimate datum behind which they cannot go without ceasing to be sciences.
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