configuration file

configuration file UK US noun [countable] [singular configuration file plural configuration files] computing
a file that contains information about how a particular software program or piece of equipment has been arranged
Thesaurus: computer files and documents and collections of computer datahyponym

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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