autosave

noun
au·to·save | \ˈȯ-tō-ˌsāv \

Definition of autosave 

: a function of a computer program (such as a word processor or spreadsheet) that automatically saves an open file at regular intervals

Other Words from autosave

autosave verb, transitive + intransitive

First Known Use of autosave

1969, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for autosave

auto- + save entry 1

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