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Definition of "file-like" [file-like]

  • Resembling a file (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "file-like" in a sentence
  • "At high tide fishes come and crunch them, shells and all, and multitudes of carnivorous snails are waiting to set their file-like tongues at work, which mercilessly drill through the lime shells, bringing death in a more subtle but no less certain form."
  • "But one cannot read a page of him without feeling that he is a writer who writes from out of his own experiences, from out of the shocks and jolts and rough file-like edges of raw reality."
  • "He rubbed a file-like ridge of one on a rough part of the other."
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