Definition of Main file

1. Noun. (computer science) a computer file that is used as the authority in a given job and that is relatively permanent.

Exact synonyms: Master File
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Computer File

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Main File

main chance
main clause
main clauses
main course
main deck
main diagonal
main diagonals
main drag
main drags
main droite
main en crochet
main en griffe
main en lorgnette
main entry word
main file (current term)
main gauche
main group
main group element
main group elements
main house
main houses
main line
main lines
main man
main memory
main men
main office
main road

Literary usage of Main file

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1. Final Report of the Kennedy Assassination Records Review Boardby John R. Tunheim by John R. Tunheim (1999)
"Because the FBI had not slated the Lane main file for JFK Act processing, ... The Review Board staff's examination of the Lane main file revealed that ..."

2. Housing and Town Planning by American Academy of Political and Social Science, Carol Aronovici (1914)
"Still another set of cards belonging to the main file in the bureau of ... All the cards for each house are preceded in the main file by an index card, ..."

3. Office Management, Its Principles and Practice: Covering Organization by Lee Galloway (1918)
"Some of these are outgrowths of the main file referred to. These are: 4. An Assignment of Policy File. ..."

4. A Standard Computable General Equilibrium (Cge) Model in Gams by Hans Lofgren, Rebecca Lee Harris, Sherman Robinson (2002)
"In the first main file, mod.gms, the model, which is identical to that detailed in Chapter 4, is set up and calibrated to a country data set that is read in ..."

5. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"... the main, file, and boot server. As opposed to a Unix client, on a Windows client, you must also provide the client host name and the network interface ..."

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