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write-protect Line breaks: write-protect
Pronunciation: /ˈrʌɪtprəˌtɛkt/

Definition of write-protect in English:


[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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