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Definition: row


(1) A horizontal set of data or components. In a graph, it is called the "x-axis." Contrast with column.

(2) A group of related and adjacent fields of data about a subject or transaction in a database. A collection of rows makes up a database file (table). Also called a "record" or "tuple." See relational database.




Rows in a Relational Table
In a relational database, rows are also called "records" and "tuples."