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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 write has been largely superseded by talk and then irc.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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Sometimes I watch television, or listen to music, or play computer games, but I take that time at my desk because I'm more likely to write than I am not to write.
As the head writes data, it also is detecting the servo signals.
I've seen people who were so stressed that they couldn't write down their goals, but all of them could write down what they didn't want.
When some of the wild girls in San Francisco were asked to write the hottest stories they could, some father-fetishized.
I plan to write seven books under this company" To date, Johnson has two novels, Shades of Black and Eyes of Faith, with a third novel, Baptism of Fire, to be released in a few weeks.
Second, the novel (and, by extension, writing in general) must be seen as consisting of this representing: The hero, safely ensconced in his illuminated chamber, writes the story of a quest for identity, which is Invisible Man.
They will write, sign and seal the letter up in an envelope.
To date, however, the high price of combo drives, approaching $300 with only a 4X write speed, has been a barrier, particularly when standalone CD-RW drives offer higher write speeds.
One thing that immediately bothered me, and that no advice could have prepared me for, was the fact that I almost always had to write about "the new," which, at the time, practically every artist in New York was desperate to establish him- or herself as.
Write in your favorite spot, with all the utensils, accompaniments, and frills that please you.
If Paul Revere warned the people that the Spanish were coming, write T in spaces 6 and 13.
At this all-around arts camp, young writers ages 9 to 18 have several options: playwriting and performing: write, direct, rehearse and stage a production, as well as learn about dialogue, monologue and scene setups.