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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 write has been largely superseded by talk and then irc.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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And it also isn't a book for those who like things writ large across the sky--Benoit has the satirist's gift for telling a violent story without a lot of blood and screaming.
Collecting is an integral aspect of imperialism: the seizure of territories is collection writ large, and the accompanying appropriation of objects gives material form to conquest, allowing it to be experienced first hand by the public back home.
It was also provocative: the OMA/AMO exhibit on Dubai challenged the prevalent idea that it is a ghastly Las Vegas without the gambling, noting that much of the criticism of its emerging form was a Caliban-like howl from those who have been responsible in the West for what Dubai has writ large in the Gulf.
As Moran sees it, PEO Soldier is a story of teamwork writ large: Since its inception in 2002--thanks to the combined efforts of American industry, Congress, and acquisition offices throughout the Pentagon--a relatively small team of military personnel, civilians, and contractors at Fort Belvoir, Va., has changed the Army's business model for acquiring and quickly fielding soldiers' gear.
a partial history of our nation's educational efforts, based on the view that American education was and always would be American progressivism writ large." In this compendium, Ravitch and J.
Yes, there is that fuel efficiency, But the GS 450h is PERFORMANCE writ large.
The inability of the Americans on the extreme left and the extreme right to engage in political discourse (which makes Punishment Park so enervating to sit through) has been writ large across blue states and red states.
The recent trade spat with China, during which clothing piled up at our ports, is further proof that EU trade policies are nothing more than protectionism writ large.
The local jokes and other silliness were kept to a minimum while the pathos was writ large. When both the countess (soprano Elizabeth Beeler) and her swain, Count Tassilo (tenor Kurt Lehman), had their breakdowns, they each brought a poignancy to the stage rarely seen at TOT, a company usually known for high-jinks at the expense of personal angst.
He contends that Huck Finn seems so central to American literature because it demonstrates the moral confusion about race that is typical of the south and of the nation that often seems like the south writ large. Huck initially views Jim by way of the stereotypes of St.
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.
His contribution writ large is one of summarizing, clarifying, and critiquing--essentially, in order to "explain the course of social and economic history in terms of the clash of cultures and the struggle for ascendancy between competing value systems" (p.