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Meaning of file

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a set of related records (either written or electronic)
           kept together [syn: {file}, {data file}]
      2: a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other [syn:
         {file}, {single file}, {Indian file}]
      3: office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers
         in order [syn: {file}, {file cabinet}, {filing cabinet}]
      4: a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of
         its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal
      v 1: record in a public office or in a court of law; "file for
           divorce"; "file a complaint" [syn: {file}, {register}]
      2: smooth with a file; "file one's fingernails"
      3: proceed in line; "The students filed into the classroom"
      4: file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with
         murdering his wife" [syn: {charge}, {lodge}, {file}]
      5: place in a container for keeping records; "File these bills,
         please" [syn: {file}, {file away}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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