A wastebasket; circular file (WWII armed forces)
[fahyl] /faɪl/ noun 1. a folder, cabinet, or other container in which papers, letters, etc., are arranged in convenient order for storage or reference. 2. a collection of papers, records, etc., arranged in convenient order: to make a file for a new account. 3. Computers. a collection of related data or program records stored on […]
- File allocation table
file system (FAT) The component of an MS-DOS or Windows 95 file system which describes the files, directories, and free space on a hard disk or floppy disk. A disk is divided into partitions. Under the FAT file system each partition is divided into clusters, each of which can be one or more sectors, depending […]
- File attach
[FidoNet] 1. A file sent along with a mail message from one BBS to another. 2. Sending someone a file by using the File Attach option in a BBS mailer. [Jargon File]
noun 1. an endless steel band to which straight lengths of steel files are attached, used on a band mill or band saw.