text file

Definitions of text file
  1. noun
    (computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using seven-bit ASCII characters
    synonyms: document
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    web page, webpage
    a document connected to the World Wide Web and viewable by anyone connected to the internet who has a web browser
    ASCII text file
    a text file that contains only ASCII characters without special formatting
    source code
    program instructions written as an ASCII text file; must be translated by a compiler or interpreter or assembler into the object code for a particular computer before execution
    home page, homepage
    the opening page of a web site
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    computer file
    (computer science) a file maintained in computer-readable form
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