Definition of read-write in English:

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Pronunciation: /rēdˈrīt/


Capable of reading existing data and accepting alterations or further input.
Example sentences
  • Guy also expects DVD read-write drives to become standard features.
  • At this point, she has shifted her checked-out copy from the read-only mirror over to a read-write archive hosted on her laptop.
  • When a tape is stretched, it may reduce head-to-tape contact, increasing read-write errors and dramatically reducing data throughput.

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Syllabification: read-write

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