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file

 [fīl]
a collection of records, which may constitute a database or be a component of one.
digital file a patient record or part of a record that has been converted to a format that can be transmitted or viewed on a computer.

file

(fīl),
A tool for smoothing, grinding, or cutting.

file

noun A basic unit of storage on a computer; a collection of data which can be stored, accessed and transferred as a single unit. A file may contain text, calculations, graphics or software routines.
 
verb To store information.

file

Informatics noun A basic unit of storage on a computer; a collection of data that can be stored, accessed, and transferred as a single unit; a file may contain text, calculations, graphics, or software routines. See Client-user options file, Corrupted file, RSV file verb To store information.

file

(fīl)
Dental instrument used to crush large calculus deposits and to smooth, grind, and cut. Its working-end has several cutting edges.
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However, the market for accelerating access to files needed at the remote sites--in particular, shared files used by multiple team members at other branches simultaneously--remains largely unaddressed.
VCollab even incorporates bills of material information into these files. VCollab Pro converts CAD, CAM, and CAE file output to a .vcb file.
To prepare a dynamic display for the site, create an interactive file, such as a loan-payment worksheet (see exhibit 7), which uses Excel's =pmt() function in C6 to perform the dynamic calculations.
Open File Manager 9.3 is available immediately in three license levels: Enterprise Server, Server and Workstation.
However, intentional or inadvertent, illegal file sharing has become a huge problem, and students and staff likely participate at home and in school, particularly in districts that offer high-speed connections.
You're racing out the door, and you need to back up key files in their latest state.
Because Sarah and the kids have no income, Kisha can claim them as dependents and can file as a head of household, which puts her in a lower tax bracket than if she filed singly.
The collection of codes and their values must be stored in the file as the "codebook." The resulting reduction in file size depends on the number of repetitive data sets in the original.
To retrieve one of the files located by a "whatis" search, users enter the "find" command followed by the name of the file at the Archie prompt.
Reports can be developed from a data base file using any or all of the fields of information.
Among these is the plan to notify individuals, on the grant application form, that they have the right to review their file records under the Privacy Act.
Set up six file folders and keep them handy in a desktop file holder or in hanging "hot files" near your principal work area.