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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 write has been largely superseded by talk and then irc.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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When managers write off significant amounts of goodwill shortly after an acquisition, it is natural to wonder if the goodwill was properly booked when the target was acquired.
In the UK economy, various periods can be examined showing extremely high rates of write offs by the banks.
The firm said that it is planning to write off debt from four firms.
When the options eventually expire unexercised, the company must write off the "as-if" deferred tax asset against the APIC pool to the extent of net excess tax benefits.
To help compensate, he's been able to write off part of the the home office he uses for the technical documentation and career-management services he provides on the side.
Citing unnamed sources, the report said that the building society will write off around EUR70m in losses for development finance, EUR15m for investment in Iceland and another EUR15m for miscellaneous losses.
Two recent depreciation developments will affect small businesses that write off office furniture and equipment.
If Dole were to write off every state he's weak in, he'd have to write off every state,'' Raimundo said.
Why not make contributions to qualified charitable organizations and write off the donations on this year's tax returns?
E[acute accent]--Refinancing: Unlike an original mortgage, you can't write off all the points paid in connection with refinancing in a single year.
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.
LTCB has announced a restructuring plan under which it aims to write off 750 billion yen in bad loans in the fiscal first half ending Sept.