What is proper to a living organism or an object. An attribute (or properties) is information that characterizes an entity (or object). For example, the object "Wastewater treatment plant" is characterized by properties including its size, type, etc. Data dictionaries established by the National Service for Water Data and Reference-dataset Management (Sandre) include entities characterized by attributes. An attribute can be physically translated into a field of a database.
According to AFB and IOWater
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