(lb) To form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate.
(lb) To be the author of (a book, article, poem, etc.).
*:Thus, when he drew up instructions in lawyer language; his clerks, however, understood him very well. If he had written a love letter, or a farce, or a ballade , or a story, no one, either clerks, or friends, or compositors, would have understood anything but a word here and a word there.
(lb) To send written information to.
(lb) To show (information, etc) in written form.
(lb) To be an author.
To record (data) mechanically or electronically.
To fill in, to complete using words.
To impress durably; to imprint; to engrave.
To make known by writing; to record; to prove by one's own written testimony; often used reflexively.
*(John Milton) (1608-1674)
*:He who writes himself by his own inscription is like an ill painter, who, by writing on a shapeless picture which he hath drawn, is fain to tell passengers what shape it is, which else no man could imagine.
* inscribe, scrawl (indistinctly), scribble (quickly or imprecisely)
* (be the author of) author, pen
* to post
* display, indicate, mark, show
* save, store
* See also
* load, read, retrieve
* nothing to write home about
* that's all she wrote
* who writes this stuff?
* write down, write-down
* write head
* write in, write-in
* write off, write-off
* write once
* write one's own ticket
* write out
* write up, write-up
(computing) The operation of storing data, as in memory or onto disk.
* 2006 , MySQL administrator's guide and language reference (page 393)
- How many writes per second can this hard disk handle?
- In other words, the system can do 1200 reads per second with no writes , the average write is twice as slow as the average read, and the relationship is linear.