Definition of metafile in English:

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metafile

Pronunciation: /ˈmedəˌfīl/

noun

Computing
A piece of graphical information stored in a format that can be exchanged between different systems or software.
Example sentences
  • The charts are exported as vector graphics (enhanced metafiles) rather than bitmaps, which makes them easy to rescale and to edit further if desired.
  • They are simply packages with corresponding metafiles and installation scripts.
  • Users can export vector-based geometry, such as a computer graphics metafile, and bring it into another program.

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Syllabification: met·a·file

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