Definition of write-protect in English:

write-protect

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verb

[with object] Computing
  • Protect (a disk) from accidental writing or erasure: a write-protected disk
    More example sentences
    • Note: after you are done configuring the Linux router, write-protect the floppy disk you are using.
    • In this way the disk can even be write-protected.
    • The user data area is divided into 64-byte blocks, and each block can be write-protected to prevent accidental deletion or alteration of data.

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