file gap

file gap

[′fīl ‚gap]
(computer science)
An area in a data storage medium which is used mainly to indicate the end of a file and sometimes the beginning of another.
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March 16, 2009 (NEW YORK) -- The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said today it works in cooperation with government and remaining aid groups to file gaps in the provision of.