Definition of Read-only file

1. Noun. (computer science) a file that you can read but cannot change.

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Read-only File

reactor scram
reactor scrams
read-eval-print loop
read-eval-print loops
read-only access
read-only file (current term)
read-only memory
read-only memory chip
read-only storage
read/write head
read/write memory
read between the lines
read dating
read datings
read head
read like a book
read lips
read me

Literary usage of Read-only file

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1. Defend Your Data!: Guide to Data Recovery by David J. Stang (1991)
"Try moving the read-only file to another location with the MOVE command (on the DYD disk). Can you?3 Experiment: Exploring the "Hidden" Attribute Learning ..."

2. Mastering C++ by K. R. Venugopal, Rajkumar Buyya, T. Ravishankar, Shaduli Vanimal (muhammad Ali Shaduli) (1997)
"... non-existent file in read-mode or tries to open a file in write mode which has been marked as read-only. File operations fail under such circumstances. ..."

3. Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants: Policies, Strategies and Costs by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2003)
"Practical Instructions This questionnaire has been sent as "read only file" (pdf) and paper version. Respondents are encouraged to respond on paper: ..."

4. The Geoarchive Handbook: A Guide for Developing a Geographic Database As an by Carolyn Rebecca Black, Lynn A. Green (1994)
"A "read only" file prevents users from corrupting the records within it. Clearly designate separate data files that can be manipulated by the analyst ..."

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