text file

text file
(computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using seven-bit ASCII characters
Syn: ↑document
Derivationally related forms: ↑documentary (for: ↑document)
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Hypernyms: ↑computer file
Hyponyms: ↑web page, ↑webpage, ↑ASCII text file

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text file UK US noun [countable] [singular text file plural text files] computing
a file that contains only words and numbers and no codes to show how the document should look
Thesaurus: computer files and documents and collections of computer datahyponym

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