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FILE FORMAT

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Definition:
Arrangement of data in a computer file (e.g. records and fields, numeric and alphanumeric, fixed or floating-point etc.). Usually referred to simply as format.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Terms for the Standardization of Geographical Names, United Nations Group of Experts on Geographic Names, United Nations, New York, 2002 + techterms.com.

Hyperlink:
http://www.techterms.com/definition/file_format

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Monday, February 17, 2003

Last updated on Thursday, June 13, 2013