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word of the week: archive

archive
n. 1. A place or collection containing records, documents, or other materials of historical interest. Often used in the plural: old land deeds in the municipal archives.
2. Computer Science
a. A long-term storage area, often on magnetic tape, for backup copies of files or for files that are no longer in active use.
b. A file containing one or more files in compressed format for more efficient storage and transfer.
3. A repository for stored memories or information: the archive of the mind.

tr.v. ar·chived, ar·chiv·ing, ar·chives
1. To place or store in an archive.
2. Computer Science To copy or compress (a file) into an archive.

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