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File Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal
  • office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order
  • a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together
  • a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
  • file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
  • place in a container for keeping records; "File these bills, please"
  • record in a public office or in a court of law; "file for divorce"; "file a complaint"
  • smooth with a file; "file one''s fingernails"
  • proceed in line; "The students filed into the classroom"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together ,
  • a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other ,
  • office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order ,
  • a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'File'


  • File: File or filing may refer to. Tools : File (tool) Filing (metalworking) Nail file Information : Document , a written or drawn representation of ...
  • Computer file: A computer file is a resource for storing information, which is available to a computer program and is usually based on some kind of ...
  • File system: In computing , a file system (or filesystem) is used to control how data is stored and retrieved. Without a file system, information ...
  • File manager: A file manager or file browser is a computer program that provides a user interface to manage files and folders . performed on files or ...
  • Device file: In Unix-like operating systems , a device or special file is an interface for a device driver that appears in a file system as if it ...

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'File' example sentence in quotations


* Bad Command or File Name. Good try, though. - Anon.

* He who joyfully marches in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice. - Albert Einstein

* He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, senseless brutality, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is I would rather be torn to shreds than be part of so base an action It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder. - Albert Einstein


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