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Those who know programming simply call this as DateTime. For example, "2015-12-22 03:11:25".

Instead of referring it to simply DateTime, is there any other suitable name?

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Though perhaps awkward in some contexts, timestamp does fit your desired meaning.

The date and time at which an event occurs or occurred, usually indicated in human-readable form, especially when used in a log to track events.

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    Timestamp can sometimes have a slightly different meaning, especially in databases: Datetime Vs Timestamp. But, for a non-programming context, it can be used interchangeably with datetime. – VampDuc Apr 21 '15 at 16:38
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I use "time" as it may include both date and time, but if you use just "date", the time is not necessarily included.

  • Well, never have I heard in my whole life someone comes up and say, the time now is 20th March 2015 3.45pm ... – Mark Apr 21 '15 at 16:11
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    Welcome to ELU, Chris. Time and date are no normally conflated in this manner. Could you point to others who follow your pattern? – ScotM Apr 21 '15 at 16:40

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