Filename



[fahyl-neym] /ˈfaɪlˌneɪm/

noun
1.
an identifying name given to an electronically stored computer file, conforming to limitations imposed by the operating system, as in length or restricted choice of characters.
/ˈfaɪlˌneɪm/
noun
1.
an arrangement of characters that enables a computer system to permit the user to have access to a particular file
filename
(fīl’nām’)
A name given to a computer file to distinguish it from other computer files. Filenames often contain an extension that classifies the file by type.

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