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write-pro·tect

(rīt′prə-tĕkt′)
tr.v. write-pro·tect·ed, write-pro·tect·ing, write-pro·tects Computers
To modify (a file or disk) so that its data cannot be edited or erased.

write-protect

vb (tr)
(Computer Science) to protect (a computer disk) from accidental writing or erasure

write-protect


Past participle: write-protected
Gerund: write-protecting

Imperative
write-protect
write-protect
Present
I write-protect
you write-protect
he/she/it write-protects
we write-protect
you write-protect
they write-protect
Preterite
I write-protected
you write-protected
he/she/it write-protected
we write-protected
you write-protected
they write-protected
Present Continuous
I am write-protecting
you are write-protecting
he/she/it is write-protecting
we are write-protecting
you are write-protecting
they are write-protecting
Present Perfect
I have write-protected
you have write-protected
he/she/it has write-protected
we have write-protected
you have write-protected
they have write-protected
Past Continuous
I was write-protecting
you were write-protecting
he/she/it was write-protecting
we were write-protecting
you were write-protecting
they were write-protecting
Past Perfect
I had write-protected
you had write-protected
he/she/it had write-protected
we had write-protected
you had write-protected
they had write-protected
Future
I will write-protect
you will write-protect
he/she/it will write-protect
we will write-protect
you will write-protect
they will write-protect
Future Perfect
I will have write-protected
you will have write-protected
he/she/it will have write-protected
we will have write-protected
you will have write-protected
they will have write-protected
Future Continuous
I will be write-protecting
you will be write-protecting
he/she/it will be write-protecting
we will be write-protecting
you will be write-protecting
they will be write-protecting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been write-protecting
you have been write-protecting
he/she/it has been write-protecting
we have been write-protecting
you have been write-protecting
they have been write-protecting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been write-protecting
you will have been write-protecting
he/she/it will have been write-protecting
we will have been write-protecting
you will have been write-protecting
they will have been write-protecting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been write-protecting
you had been write-protecting
he/she/it had been write-protecting
we had been write-protecting
you had been write-protecting
they had been write-protecting
Conditional
I would write-protect
you would write-protect
he/she/it would write-protect
we would write-protect
you would write-protect
they would write-protect
Past Conditional
I would have write-protected
you would have write-protected
he/she/it would have write-protected
we would have write-protected
you would have write-protected
they would have write-protected
Translations

write-protect

[ˈraɪtprəˈtekt] VTproteger contra escritura

write-protect

[ˌraɪtprəˈtɛkt] vt (Comput) → proteggere contro scrittura
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References in periodicals archive ?
com) has released an advanced hard drive and configuration protection application called CompuGuard CornerStone, which is designed to maintain the integrity of a computer's critical configuration settings by write-protecting the user's hard drive from permanent changes.
Write-protecting a hard disk protects it by not allowing any information to be added--or written--to the disk.