Definition of batch file in English:

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batch file

Pronunciation: /ˈbaCH ˌfīl/

noun

A computer file containing a list of instructions to be carried out in turn.
Example sentences
  • Specifically, we are going to configure Samba to validate users and run our login batch file, provide file and print shares, and provide network-browsing services.
  • A techie friend of mine suggested that I write a simple batch file [program] so that my swap file is deleted every time I reboot the computer.
  • Users first discovered it last spring, and even patched together a crude batch file which killed and restarted the ink-continent digitizer process.

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