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Rc file

/R C fi:l/ [Unix: from the startup script “/etc/rc”, but this is commonly believed to have been named after older scripts to “run commands”] Script file containing startup instructions for an application program (or an entire operating system), usually a text file containing commands of the sort that might have been invoked manually once the system was running but are to be executed automatically each time the system starts up. See also dot file, profile (sense 1).
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