[ aw-toh-seyv ]
/ ˈɔ toʊˌseɪv /
- a feature of a software program that automatically saves an open document or file: I like to live dangerously and turn off the autosave feature in my word processor.
- an instance of this function: an autosave every three minutes.
verb (used with object), au·to·saved, au·to·sav·ing.
to save (a document or file) using this feature.
verb (used without object), au·to·saved, au·to·sav·ing.
to be automatically saved: Most video games autosave after each new level.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
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