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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 write has been largely superseded by talk and then irc.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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Thus, debt write offs during dire economic times are likely to rise.
To ice the cake, we should impose an at-risk rule, which states that an investor can't write off losses on money for which he is not personally liable, such as the non-recourse loans that multiply McGovern's deductions.
105 (To write off the deferred tax asset upon expiration of options) </pre> <p>Incentive stock options (ISOs).
Clinton Crosby, 54, a lifetime renter and a technical writer for Long Beach County, has nurtured a side business as a consultant for the last 20 years because he couldn't write off mortgage interest on his taxes.
intend to write off nearly 2 trillion yen in bad loans in fiscal 2001 through next March, about double the initially announced amount.
This "edict" by Senator Grassley is prompting hospitals to take immediate action in the area of charity write offs.
As the agreement between the Governments of Kyrgyzstan and Russia on in kind redemption of a part of the public debt and write off of the remaining debt of Kyrgyzstan to Russia of 3 February 2009 did not enter into force, the agreement was reached to sign a new intergovernmental agreement on debt write off before October 15.
At the same time it was also pointed out that a substantial number of borrowers, 47,911 to be precise having loans of Rs 500,000 and below were allowed write off under BPD circular No.
To a question he said action should be taken against those who obtain loans in the name of others and then get them write off.
She said: "We undertook a specific house-keeping exercise to write off debt that was unlikely to be repaid.
The banks wrote off a record total of more than 10 trillion yen in fiscal 1998, and had predicted in their midterm reports in September that they would write off slightly more than 3 trillion yen in fiscal 1999, which ended March 31 this year.
Two recent depreciation developments will affect small businesses that write off office furniture and equipment.