file name extension

noun
a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename
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most applications provide extensions for the files they create

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most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS

Hypernyms: ↑string
Part Holonyms: ↑filename, ↑file name, ↑computer filename, ↑computer file name

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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