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[rahy-tuh-buh l] /ˈraɪ tə bəl/
capable of being written or set down in writing.
Computers. capable of recording data:
writable DVDs.
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unwritable, adjective Unabridged
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  • It is also working on ways to make its holographic discs re-writable.
  • Code was added at all places where writing to disk is possible, to specify the path of a writable disk and directory.
  • The ability of media to be used repeatedly, ie to be re-writable, is also an important requirement.
  • Some installation files are created as writable by everyone.
  • It may be that to teach writing it is first necessary to make the impossible writable.
  • Write protection makes the cartridge writable only by the network library administrator who applies it.
  • Transfers can be performed from any readable file system to any writable file system.
  • Before adding a new path rule, make sure the path is not writable by regular users.
  • The file may be read only, access to the file may be restricted, or the disk may be full or non-writable.

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