Pounded or powdered sassafras leaves used to flavour and thicken soup, especially gumbo
A folder or box for holding loose papers together and in order for easy reference
A line of people or things one behind another
A tool with a roughened surface or surfaces, typically of steel, used for smoothing or shaping a hard material
he opened the file and began to read
a file of boys in football kit making their way along the path
when I have nothing else to do I file my nails
In a file or filing system
A file containing data, as opposed (in Computing) to program instructions.
An abrading file in the form of a disc.
A file stored on a disk; a file containing the contents of an entire disk.
A thin flat file for filing incisions in keys; a warding file.
A type of file used (originally in machine shops) for sharpening saws and blades, and for finishing metals.
A collection of documents and evidence relating to a particular legal case
A collection of information about a particular subject or product
A small card on which information is recorded, typically stored alphabetically with others in a card index
A copy of a letter or document which is kept on file
A file having no internal hierarchy
(In a Usenet program) a file into which one may put particular email addresses or keywords, posts from or containing which are then automatically deleted without being displayed
A strip of roughened metal or an emery board used for smoothing and shaping the fingernails and toenails
A format for storing uncompressed audio files
A computer file whose contents are compressed for storage or transmission
A box or similar container for holding and organizing sound recordings in any of various media.
(Originally) a piece of hardware or software which enables users to share files via a network; (now chiefly) a person who engages in file sharing.
The storage space available for paper files.
Gumbo soup thickened with filé.
A version of a data file that is kept for reference and regularly updated, and from which copies are refreshed.
A police file in which details of a murder investigation are kept.
A small file with a knurled cylindrical shaft, used by jewellers, watchmakers, etc.
A small file used for delicate or detailed work.
Military the file of soldiers instrumental in moving or changing the course of a body of troops.
A file containing information about other stored files; specifically a text file with information concerning the installation, use, or other aspects of a particular item of software.
A file with a deeply cut face; a coarse file.
(With the) a waste-paper bin.
A file that is required for a system to run; a file which forms part of an operating system.
A computer file containing a list of instructions to be carried out in turn
Another term for filing clerk.
A device which controls access to separately stored files, as part of a multi-user system
A free-swimming bivalve mollusc, the shell of which is typically white and has a rough, ribbed external surface
A widespread but rarely seen nocturnal African constricting snake which is triangular in cross section with rough scales, giving it the appearance of a three-cornered file
Another term for single file.
A line of people or things arranged one behind another
A fine round tapering file used for enlarging holes in metal, etc.
An alphabetized file for pamphlets and other small publications that do not merit a call number in a library system
Another term for filing cabinet.
A program used to organize, list, and locate files and directories on a computer
The practice of making computer files available to other users of a network, in particular the illicit sharing of music and video via the Internet
A file or folder resembling the bellows of an accordion, with several pockets or divisions for the storage of loose papers.
Banking a file containing sample signatures of account holders, used to authenticate a signature on a cheque or other document; compare signature book.
A string of characters attached to a filename, usually preceded by a full stop and indicating the format of the file