a card of a size suitable for filing, typically 3 × 5 inches (7.62 × 12.7 cm) or 4 × 6 inches (10.16 × 15.24 cm).
noun 1. an office employee whose principal work is to file and retrieve papers, records, etc.
- File composition
A typesetting language. [“File Composition System Reference Manual”, No. 90388, Information Intl].
- File control block
operating system (FCB) An MS-DOS data structure that stores information about an open file. The number of FCBs is configured in CONFIG.SYS with a command FCBS=x,y where x (between 1 and 255 inclusive, default 4) specifies the number of file control blocks to allocate and therefore the number of files that MS-DOS can have open […]
- File descriptor
programming, operating system An integer that identifies an open file within a process. This number is obtained as a result of opening a file. Operations which read, write, or close a file would take the file descriptor as an input parameter. In many operating system implementations, file descriptors are small integers which index a table […]