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autosave

Line breaks: auto|save
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːtəʊseɪv
 
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Computing

Definition of autosave in English:

noun

A software facility which automatically saves a user’s work at regular intervals.
Example sentences
  • It should also be noted that it has an autosave function besides the manual save option.
  • Even with the patches, it still occasionally crashes to the desktop, bringing me to further appreciate the new autosave feature.
  • Finally, players never have to worry about the consequences of choosing a mission because of the inherent autosave feature.

verb

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Save (work) automatically using the autosave facility.
Example sentences
  • Note that this software doesn't autosave your work.
  • Also it doesn't seem to be autosaving even though I get a flash of ‘saving’ at every turn.
  • By default files are autosaved to the backup directory.

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