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flat-file

[flat-fahyl] /ˈflætˈfaɪl/
adjective
1.
noting or pertaining to a database system in which each database consists of a single file not linked to any other file.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85
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  • The results are written to a control network and/or flat-file if requested.

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