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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 write has been largely superseded by talk and then irc.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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The process of transforming the outline into a written report was accomplished through undergraduate students working on their assignment at home.
Can the written permission be obtained through the use of an engagement letter that discloses the anticipated use of the external service provider?
Indeed, given the cost of obtaining written tax advice that is compliant with the covered opinion requirements of Circular 230, an argument can be made that one consequence of the regulations is to discourage taxpayers from seeking tax advice in writing.
Limits the client is willing to accept on using the written advice for the proposed transaction.
For many, this is the first time they have looked up a word in a dictionary, and the quick connection they make to written expression is inspirational."
I'm grateful to have written it, I'm grateful my mother has been such a diligent historian over the years, and I'm grateful that she has unburdened these episodes from her heart, so she can carry on in the world looking forward instead of feeling the urgent drive to honor the people she knew by so often looking back.
Kerstin Sundberg writes somewhat vaguely on peasant writing in a specific Swedish region in the seventeenth century, stating that it is not possible to "draw conclusions from a few examples of a general point of view" (23), but doing it all the same and concluding somewhat insipidly that "the written word seems to have been important" (29).
The Federal Reserve Board on June 1, 2004, announced the execution of a written agreement by and between CIB Marine Bancshares, Inc., Pewaukee, Wisconsin, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Do you think a book like yours could be written in years to come about communities of writers living now?
Other histories were written to build a sense of communal pride; others promulgated the fifteenth-century, and later post-Tridentine, call for enclosing the nuns, disciplining their behavior, and enforcing the sanctity of the "common life," the renunciation of all personal possessions.
Kingston's first two books, The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts and China Men, were written at virtually the same time, but it was The Woman Warrior that took everyone--including her publisher--by surprise.
Although she had written several other books, Leah knew she wanted Healing to be her first published work.