Definition of Computer file
1. Noun. (computer science) a file maintained in computer-readable form.
Generic synonyms: Data File, File
Specialized synonyms: Backup File, Binary File, Main File, Master File, Disk File, Detail File, Transaction File, Input Data, Input File, Output File, Read-only File, Document, Text File
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Literary usage of Computer file
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dead Man Running: The True Story of a Secret Agent's Escape from the Ira and by Martin McGartland (2000)
"Of course, the police should never have entered the name McGartland on that computer file, or any file that could have been accessed by officers, ..."
2. Race of Prisoners Admitted to State and Federal Institutions, 1926-86 by Patrick A. Langan (1993)
"National Corrections Reporting Program, 1983 (United States) (computer file), conducted by Bureau of the Census, US Department of Commerce, ..."
3. School Violence: Views of Students & the Community: Congressional Hearings edited by Michael Castle (2001)
"They were actually the student assistants in this classroom and had broken into their teacher's computer file and stolen the locker combinations and then ..."