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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noun A collection of historical documents or records.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.
Objectives for this area will enhance the use of electronic media and forums to deliver and archive programs and services, as well as facilitate the work of Society volunteers.
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.