Updated: 08/02/2020 by Computer Hope

An entry may refer to any of the following:

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1. Often, an entry refers to a word, phrase, number, or other information submitted to a field. Examples include a spreadsheet, database, or Internet browser form. Although what you enter in one field may be more than one word or number, it's considered a whole entry. For example, when filling out an online form, your name, address, phone, and e-mail are each considered an entry.

2. Entry describes a user or program gaining access to a computer or network.

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