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write

[rīt]
(computer science)
To transmit data from any source onto an internal storage medium.
A command directing that an output operation be performed.

write

(chat)
Unix's simple talk command and protocol. write has been largely superseded by talk and then irc.

An enhancement, RWP, has been proposed.

write

(tool)
A simple text editor for Windows.

write

To store data in memory or onto a storage medium, such as a disk or flash drive. Writing is analogous to recording a movie on a DVR. Every write operation in the computer implies a read operation. For example, to write a file to disk requires reading the data from memory. See read and read/write.


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In the UK operations, the project write downs are mainly due to not achieving estimated production rates, projects being delayed with estimated penalties and multiple changes driven by clients causing cost overruns.
As long as users write down or store their password, none of these efforts add any protection.
The bank said that it would partially write down goodwill on its Romanian unit BCR and fully write down goodwill on its smaller Ukrainian and Serbian units.
The Swedish construction and property development group NCC said on Friday (12 December) that it would write down its property book value by an estimated SEK750m in the 2003 accounts.
Longtime church member Terri Chaney is eagerly looking forward to the ceremony, which requires participants to write down thoughts about negative behaviors, fears or other unhappy situations and put them to rest by burning the paper.
Nasdaq:MODT) announced today that in connection with the company's recent registration statement, filed to register the common stock to be issued to its new lender, Amaranth LLC, upon conversion of its convertible note and exercise of its related warrant, the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission questioned whether the inventory write down of $1.
But regardless of the guidelines, you should never write down the password.
Net loss for the period increased 194% to $1,728,846 from $587,459 in 2002 due mostly to the above noted inventory write down and a charge of $1,098,685 related to accretion of interest and debt settlements.
Methanex Corporation announced today that it will write down the carrying value of its methanol production assets in New Zealand and Alberta.