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1    a folder, box, etc., used to keep documents or other items in order  
2    the documents, etc., kept in this way  
3    documents or information about a specific subject, person, etc.  
we have a file on every known thief     
4    an orderly line or row  
5    a line of people in marching formation, one behind another  
   Compare       rank   1       6  
6    any of the eight vertical rows of squares on a chessboard  
7      (Computing)   a named collection of information, in the form of text, programs, graphics, etc., held on a permanent storage device such as a magnetic disk  
8    Obsolete   a list or catalogue  
9    on file   recorded or catalogued for reference, as in a file  
10    to place (a document, letter, etc.) in a file  
11    tr   to put on record, esp. to place (a legal document) on public or official record; register  
12    tr   to bring (a suit, esp. a divorce suit) in a court of law  
13    tr   to submit (copy) to a newspaper or news agency  
14    intr   to march or walk in a file or files  
the ants filed down the hill     
     (C16 (in the sense: string on which documents are hung): from Old French filer, from Medieval Latin filare; see filament)  
  filer      n  
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In computer science, the File Allocation Table (FAT) is a file system popularized by Microsoft in the 1980's in their earliest computers. The FAT file system has continued to be developed and now comes in multiple varieties such as FAT12, FAT16, FAT32 and ExFAT.
[Tech.];[Comp.] Look at that floppy disk, see if it is formatted with the FAT file system.
finalize smth. successfully / in a positive manner
E.g.: The negotiations were tough, but they ended on a high note
share ideas based on a similar experience
[Fig.] E.g.: They were both going through a divorce, so they met to compare notes.
without any hesitation, delay or preparation ; instantly ; at the slightest signal/pretext/provocation. Note: The phrase probably alludes to the late 19th century common practice of signaling the start of a race or other contest by either dropping a hat or sweeping it in a rapid downward motion.
Call Mike if you need help; he can come at the drop of a hat / He was known for his generosity and kindness but when things were going wrong at work, he could turn nasty at the drop of a hat
the electronic contents generated by an electronic device or system in form of an electronic form or as a printed output (excluding the computer system files) are called e-documents
[Tech.];[Leg.] electronic contents
Interactive Databases System is a process of storing data in files based on interaction between pieces of data.
[Tech.] Interactive Databases System is a process of storing data in files
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