Definition of File. Meaning of File. Synonyms of File

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Definition of File

File
File File, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Filed; p. pr. & vb. n. Filing.] 1. To set in order; to arrange, or lay away, esp. as papers in a methodical manner for preservation and reverence; to place on file; to insert in its proper place in an arranged body of papers. I would have my several courses and my dishes well filed. --Beau. & Fl. 2. To bring before a court or legislative body by presenting proper papers in a regular way; as, to file a petition or bill. --Burrill. 3. (Law) To put upon the files or among the records of a court; to note on (a paper) the fact date of its reception in court. To file a paper, on the part of a party, is to place it in the official custody of the clerk. To file, on the part of the clerk, is to indorse upon the paper the date of its reception, and retain it in his office, subject to inspection by whomsoever it may concern. --Burrill.
File
File File, v. i. [Cf. F. filer.] (Mil.) To march in a file or line, as soldiers, not abreast, but one after another; -- generally with off. To file with, to follow closely, as one soldier after another in file; to keep pace. My endeavors Have ever come too short of my desires, Yet filed with my abilities. --Shak.
File
File File, v. t. 1. To rub, smooth, or cut away, with a file; to sharpen with a file; as, to file a saw or a tooth. 2. To smooth or polish as with a file. --Shak. File your tongue to a little more courtesy. --Sir W. Scott.

Meaning of File from wikipedia

- File or filing may refer to: File (tool), a tool used to remove fine amounts of material from a workpiece Filing (metalworking), a material removal process...
- In the BitTorrent file distribution system, a torrent file or meta-info file is a computer file that contains metadata about files and folders to be distributed...
- A file manager or file browser is a computer program that provides a user interface to manage files and folders. The most common operations performed...
- In computing, file system or filesystem (often abbreviated to fs) is a method and data structure that the operating system uses to control how data is...
- computer operating systems, a file descriptor (FD, less frequently fildes) is a unique identifier (handle) for a file or other input/output resource...
- A file format is a standard way that information is encoded for storage in a computer file. It specifies how bits are used to encode information in a digital...
- The computer file hosts is an operating system file that maps hostnames to IP addresses. It is a plain text file. Originally a file named HOSTS.TXT was...
- The X-Files is an American science fiction drama television series created by Chris Carter. The series revolves around Federal Bureau of Investigation...
- A computer file is a computer resource for recording data in a computer storage device, primarily identified by its file name. Just as words can be written...
- binary file is a computer file that is not a text file. The term "binary file" is often used as a term meaning "non-text file". Many binary file formats...