autosave

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

auto- +‎ save

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

autosave (uncountable)

  1. (computing) A software facility that saves an open document periodically to avoid the risk of data loss.
    Thanks to autosave, I was able to recover most of my unsaved thesis after a power cut.

Verb[edit]

autosave (third-person singular simple present autosaves, present participle autosaving, simple past and past participle autosaved)

  1. (computing, transitive) To save (data) automatically.