Entry from US English dictionary
An alphabetized file for pamphlets and other small publications that do not merit a call number in a library system.
- Electronic vertical files may be viewed as more visible and more easily accessible vertical files that keep users connected to their public libraries.
- All of her files were in perfect order in three vertical files, and there was an extra desk in the corner, lit by an attractive pole lamp.
- These are all in the vertical files at the archives.
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Syllabification: ver·ti·cal file
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