[ fahy-foh ]
/ ˈfaɪ foʊ /
Computers. a storage and retrieval technique, used mainly for data, in which the first item stored is also the first item retrieved.
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British Dictionary definitions for FIFO
/ (ˈfaɪfəʊ) /
n acronym for
first in, first out (as an accounting principle in costing stock)Compare LIFO
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