autosave

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noun au·to·save \ˈȯ-tō-ˌsāv\

Definition of autosave

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

autosave

verb, transitive + intransitive

Origin and Etymology of autosave

auto- + 1save


First Known Use: 1969


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