A computer program term.
When debugging software it is normal to feed the software routines being written with a set of 'typical data'. This data is within the expected range of inputs to the software.
For example a programmer might have written a routine to sort letters A-Z. So the 'typical data' would be the letters A-Z.
See also 'Extreme Data' for other types of data.
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