filing

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “probably split in 2 etymologies”)

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filing (plural filings)

  1. Any particle that has been removed by a file or similar implement; a shaving.
    The process left metal filings all over the bench and the part.
  2. The act of storing documents in an archive; archiving.
  3. Something that has been officially filed; a document on file.
    • 2018, Jon Swaine, The Guardian, 30 November:
      Mueller said in a court filing that Cohen had admitted he briefed Trump and unidentified Trump family members about the progress of the project more extensively than was previously known.

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filing

  1. present participle of file

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