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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 write has been largely superseded by talk and then irc.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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Although Yuri Grigorovich's stirring Spartacus (here reissued in its original letterbox format) defines itself as Soviet-era kitsch writ large, the performances of Vladimir Vasiliev, Natalia Bessmertnova, Maris Liepa, and the unforgettable Nina Timofeyeva look like heroic portrayals danced on an epic scale.
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Behold Lull's face carved on a mountain or writ large in clouds--
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