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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fil·ing /ˈfaɪlɪŋ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 File v. t. [imp. & p. p. Filed p. pr. & vb. n. Filing.]
 1. To set in order; to arrange, or lay away, esp. as papers in a methodical manner for preservation and reverence; to place on file; to insert in its proper place in an arranged body of papers.
    I would have my several courses and my dishes well filed.   --Beau. & Fl.
 2. To bring before a court or legislative body by presenting proper papers in a regular way; as, to file a petition or bill.
 3. Law To put upon the files or among the records of a court; to note on (a paper) the fact date of its reception in court.
    To file a paper, on the part of a party, is to place it in the official custody of the clerk. To file, on the part of the clerk, is to indorse upon the paper the date of its reception, and retain it in his office, subject to inspection by whomsoever it may concern.   --Burrill.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fil·ing n. A fragment or particle rubbed off by the act of filing; as, iron filings.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the entering of a legal document into the public record; "he
           filed a complaint"; "he filed his tax return"
      2: a fragment rubbed off by the use of a file
      3: the act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an
      4: preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and
         papers etc.; "I have some filing to do"