read-only

Unalterable, capable of being read but not written. Especially common in computer terms such as read-only memory and read-only access to files or directories (in in file system permissions or programs).

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  • Read-only — generally refers to something that can be read, but not written to or modified.In computing, read only can mean:* Read only memory (ROM), a type of storage media * Read only access to files or directories in file system permissions …   Wikipedia

  • read-only — [rēd΄ōn′lē] adj. Comput. designating or of a file whose contents can be read or viewed, but not altered: see also ROM …   English World dictionary

  • Read Only —   [dt. »nur lesen«], schreibgeschützt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • read-only —    Describes a file or other collection of information that can only be read; it cannot be updated in any way or deleted. Certain important operating system files are designated as read only to prevent their accidental deletion. Also, certain… …   Dictionary of networking

  • read-only — adj. Read only is used with these nouns: ↑CD, ↑copy …   Collocations dictionary

  • read only — tik skaitomas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Apibūdinantis laikmeną (pvz., diską, diskelį), failą, katalogą, kurį galima arba leidžiama tik skaityti, bet negalima jo keisti, taisyti arba šalinti. atitikmenys: angl. read only ryšiai: dar …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • read-only — read′ on′ly adj. cmp noting or pertaining to computer files or memory that can be read but cannot normally be changed • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • read-only — /reed ohn lee/, adj. Computers. of or pertaining to files or memory that can be read but cannot normally be changed. * * * …   Universalium

  • read-only — /reed ohn lee/, adj. Computers. of or pertaining to files or memory that can be read but cannot normally be changed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Read-only — Доступный только для чтения (о блоке памяти) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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