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group of sectors on a magnetic disk that can be reserved for the use of a particular file allocation unit
text file that contains only ASCII characters without special formatting ASCII text file
(computer science) a computer file dedicated to storing and updating computer backups backup file
(computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device backup , computer backup
(computer science) a computer file containing machine-readable information that must be read by an application; characters use all 8 bits of each byte binary file
file with parallel edges blunt file
rotary file for smoothing rough edges left on a workpiece burr
procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file caravan , train , wagon train
library catalog in which each publication is described on a separate file card card catalog , card catalogue
movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes place before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file chicane
act of compiling (as into a single book or file or list) compilation , compiling
something that is compiled (as into a single book or file) compilation , digest
(computer science) a file maintained in computer-readable form computer file
(computer science) the name given to a computer file in order to distinguish it from other files; may contain an extension that indicates the type of file computer file name , computer filename , file name , filename
Latin American dance of 3 steps and a kick by people in single file conga
line of people in single file performing the conga dance conga line
(computer science) a file server that can be used only as a file server dedicated file server
(computer science) a computer file containing relatively transient data about a particular data processing task detail file , transaction file
(computer science) a computer file stored on a magnetic disk and identified by a unique label disk file
(computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using seven-bit ASCII characters document , text file
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