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archive

noun A collection of historical documents or records.
verb To store and file images or data for future retrieval and/or analysis.

archive

(ar′kīv″) [Fr. fr. L. fr. Gr. archeia, public offices]
1. A database; a bank of stored information.
2. A location in which documents, images, or records are preserved.
archival (ar-kī′văl), adjectivearchivist (ar′kĭ-vist)

archive (ar´kīv),

n the storage of older, rarely required data or patient information in a cheaper and/or more compact form.
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Through its Deja News Archive program, Deja News continues to expand its content by offering free archival of discussions to university, corporate and commercial Web sites.
The "Creative Archive" will allow users to download clips from archive programs, provide tools for editing those clips, and encourage peer-to-peer sharing of content.
The PBS video player-- where viewers can watch hours of free PBS programming online and on their own time -- will feature a special collection of new and PBS archive programs honoring Latino culture.