Definitions for "Dimension table"
A table used in a star schema to store descriptive, hierarchical and metric information about an aspect of the business that is used for an analytical perspective. Common examples include product, customer, geography, and time. ()
A table in a “star” schema which, as a primary key, can be combined with other dimension tables in the same “star” schema to form a composite key to access or join information in the central fact table.
a data warehousing concept