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briefcase (plural briefcases)
- A case used for carrying documents, especially for business.
- (computing) In Microsoft Windows, a folder that supports file synchronization between itself and another folder.
2004, Craig Forrest Mathews, Absolute Beginner's Guide to Tablet PCs, page 202:
- You create a briefcase called Files where you store all your important documents. The briefcase is stored on your Tablet PC's C: drive, and the source files reside on your server.
case used for carrying documents