Part of speech: noun

The act of using a file.

Part of speech: noun

A particle removed by a file.

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Usage examples "filing":

  1. They evidently thought it was merely filing efficiency; they hadn't noticed her searching for the picture quietly while Dr. Kalmar had been leading them on. - "No Charge for Alterations", Horace Leonard Gold.
  2. The prim lady who knew a gentleman when she saw one, raised her brows and rapidly thumbed over a filing- card system. - "Whispering Wires", Henry Leverage.
  3. Martial music was sounding, and Russian soldiers, Cossacks, and Circassians were filing through its streets. - "Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2", John Lloyd Stephens.