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filename

[ fahyl-neym ]

noun

  1. an identifying name given to an electronically stored computer file, conforming to limitations imposed by the operating system, as in length or restricted choice of characters.


filename

/ ˈfaɪlˌneɪm /

noun

  1. an arrangement of characters that enables a computer system to permit the user to have access to a particular file


filename

/ fīlnām′ /

  1. A name given to a computer file to distinguish it from other computer files. Filenames often contain an extension that classifies the file by type.


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Example Sentences

A green check to the left of the filename will let you know the deed is done.

After all, his claim that Fauci had lied during a Senate hearing was based on the filename of an attachment Fauci sent in an email.

That filename may well have been a reference to 2015 research not obviously related to the coronavirus that emerged in 2019 — research that was also something Carlson’s team could have dug up.

That filename, Carlson argues, is all the evidence needed to prove that the government scientist was being intentionally dishonest.

Images on the page should support the theme and their filenames and alt attribute tags should be thematic, too, where natural.

Corrected editions of our eBooks replace the old file and take over the old filename and etext number.

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