Definition of meta-information in English:

meta-information

noun

  • Information about information, especially information used to order or locate other information; (specifically on the Internet) the mark-up information on a web page, etc.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in John David North (b. 1934). From meta- + information.

Pronunciation

meta-information

/ˌmɛtəˌɪnfəˈmeɪʃn/