flat file

flat file
   A drawer system which is especially suited for the storage of large, flat objects, such as sheets of paper, drawings, and prints. Also see bin and stack tray.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • Flat file — Flat Flat (fl[a^]t), a. [Compar. {Flatter} (fl[a^]t r[ e]r); superl. {Flattest} (fl[a^]t t[e^]st).] [Akin to Icel. flatr, Sw. flat, Dan. flad, OHG. flaz, and AS. flet floor, G. fl[ o]tz stratum, layer.] 1. Having an even and horizontal surface,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flat-file — flat′ file′ adj. cmp of or pertaining to a database system in which each database consists of a single file not linked to any other file • Etymology: 1980 …   From formal English to slang

  • Flat File —   [engl.], lineare Datei …   Universal-Lexikon

  • flat file — noun a file with two flat surfaces • Hypernyms: ↑file * * * noun : a file of rectangular section about four times as wide as thick at the heel and tapering toward the point * * * flat file noun (computing) A file without hypertext links • • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flat file — noun A data file containing usually one record per line. When the flat file became unmanageable, we switched to a proper database system …   Wiktionary

  • flat file — plokščiasis failas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis ↑Grynojo teksto failas, sudarytas iš eilutėmis vaizduojamų ↑įrašų, kurių ↑laukai skiriami ↑tabuliavimo ženklais arba kitokiais ↑skirtukais. Paprasčiausias plokščiojo failo pavyzdys –… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • Flat File Directory —   [engl.], lineares Verzeichnis …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Flat-File-Datenbank — Flat File Datenbank,   Datenverwaltungsprogramm …   Universal-Lexikon

  • flat-file — /flat fuyl /, adj. of or pertaining to a database system in which each database consists of a single file not linked to any other file. [1980 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • flat-file — /flat fuyl /, adj. of or pertaining to a database system in which each database consists of a single file not linked to any other file. [1980 85] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flat file database — A flat file database describes any of various means to encode a data model (most commonly a table) as a plain text file. Flat filesA flat file is a plain text file which usually contains one record per line. [Citation last = Fowler first = Glenn… …   Wikipedia

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