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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.
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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 write has been largely superseded by talk and then irc.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.
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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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