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Definition of "file" []

  • A container, such as a cabinet or folder, for keeping papers in order. (noun)
  • A collection of papers or published materials kept or arranged in convenient order. (noun)
  • Computer Science A collection of related data or program records stored as a unit with a single name. (noun)
  • A line of persons, animals, or things positioned one behind the other. (noun)
  • A line of troops or military vehicles so positioned. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "file" in a sentence
  • "= \ file = \%file% file = I: % file% files. = file. "` n""
  • "PL1 ' (SEGmented loader) would take the binary file, link all the binary libraries that you specify and produce a file named"
  • "File name suffixes help to identify the file contents with regard to the language the source code was written in and the contents of the file."