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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 write has been largely superseded by talk and then irc.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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Consequently, companies with different levels of pro-write-down earnings may have different incentives for writing down assets.
Sitting on her porch at her home on New Mexico's Taos mesa under a farflung azure summer sky, Goldberg recently reflected on her 25 years of Zen and writing practice, the divorce that led to Writing Down the Bones, the creative truths her students have come to expect from her, and her realization in her 40s that she wanted to be with women.
Write-down preceding related-party transfer Despite the above limitations, taxpayers may still attempt to minimize their exposure to the loss limitation rules, to the extent it may be proven by the facts, by writing down their inventory before the sale to the related party.