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also file name  (fīl′nām′)
A name given to a computer file to distinguish it from other files, often containing an extension that classifies it by type.


(Computer Science) an arrangement of characters that enables a computer system to permit the user to have access to a particular file


an identifying name given to an electronically stored computer file, conforming to limitations imposed by the operating system, as in length or restricted choice of characters.
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Noun1.filename - (computer science) the name given to a computer file in order to distinguish it from other files; may contain an extension that indicates the type of file
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
file name extension, filename extension, extension - a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename; "most applications provide extensions for the files they create"; "most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS"
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(fail) noun
1. a folder, loose-leaf book etc to hold papers.
2. a collection of papers on a particular subject (kept in such a folder).
3. in computing, a collection of data stored eg on a disc.
1. to put (papers etc) in a file. He filed the letter under P.
2. to bring (a suit) before a law court. to file (a suit) for divorce.
ˈfilename noun
the name that someone gives to a computer file.
ˈfiling cabinet noun
a piece of furniture with drawers etc for holding papers.
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The odds are that those particular computers are not able to satisfy the request of that particular filename, so the next thing they do is to re-launch the same query to the next two computers.
If a URL gives you an error message, try cutting the filename from the URL until only the sewer name remains in the location bar.
Just write down rows of commands (in this case for making backup copies) in the following format:" copy filename.
Word saves the backup files with a WBK filename extension.