Read-only


Read-only

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


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  • 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 — adjective 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). See Also: read only access, read… …   Wiktionary

  • 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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