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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 write has been largely superseded by talk and then irc.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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MDI specializes in CD-ROM and writable optical technology for NetWare and Windows NT environments.
Since the deployment of ThinkPad X41 Tablet PCs, we have received only positive feedback from the faculty and students who have used the tablet and its writable slate to take notes, draw illustrations and transmit electronic documents," said Doug West, director of communications, University of Richmond.
Through SCSI Express software, writable optical jukeboxes can now hold archive, backup and migration files simultaneously, increasing the jukebox's return on investment.
The organization's membership includes optical product manufacturers and resellers from three continents, representing more than 85 percent of worldwide writable optical products shipments.
The Digital Link Gateway System uses the latest writable CD ROM technology coupled with AGT's own software to archive Photo-CD files together with images from other digitizing systems such as high resolution scanners or even digital cameras.
These historical views are readable, writable disk-based snapshots that can be instantaneously created and then presented to any network-attached server to meet a variety of off-host processing requirements such as backup, recovery, testing, analysis, patch and upgrade management and development.
Customers can have their computer files output in the standard CD- ROM ISO 9660 format onto Kodak Writable CD media with the InfoGuard Protection System for secure, low-cost storage of large amounts of data.