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Capable of reading existing data and accepting alterations or further input.
- ‘Guy also expects DVD read-write drives to become standard features.’
- ‘Armed with read-write data, library managers can fine tune performance and ensure that all disks are operating at appropriate levels.’
- ‘At this point, she has shifted her checked-out copy from the read-only mirror over to a read-write archive hosted on her laptop.’
- ‘When a tape is stretched, it may reduce head-to-tape contact, increasing read-write errors and dramatically reducing data throughput.’
- ‘The client is able to open seekable streams on the server, either in read-only or read-write access mode.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.