Medical Dictionary

file


file

noun \ˈfī(ə)l\

Definition of FILE

1
:  a tool usually of hardened steel with cutting ridges for forming or smoothing surfaces (as of a tooth)
2
:  a narrow instrument for shaping fingernails with a fine rough metal or emery surface
file transitive verb, filed fil·ing
March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
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