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Meaning of "write-protect" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WRITE-PROTECT

write-protect  [ˌraɪtprəˈtɛkt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRITE-PROTECT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Write-Protect is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb write-protect in English.

WHAT DOES WRITE-PROTECT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Write protection

Write protection is any physical mechanism that prevents modification or erasure of valuable data on a device. Most commercial software, audio and video is sold pre-protected.

Definition of write-protect in the English dictionary

The definition of write-protect in the dictionary is to protect a computer disk from accidental writing or erasure.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO WRITE-PROTECT

PRESENT

Present
I write-protect
you write-protect
he/she/it write-protects
we write-protect
you write-protect
they write-protect
Present continuous
I am write-protecting
you are write-protecting
he/she/it is write-protecting
we are write-protecting
you are write-protecting
they are write-protecting
Present perfect
I have write-protected
you have write-protected
he/she/it has write-protected
we have write-protected
you have write-protected
they have write-protected
Present perfect continuous
I have been write-protecting
you have been write-protecting
he/she/it has been write-protecting
we have been write-protecting
you have been write-protecting
they have been write-protecting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I write-protected
you write-protected
he/she/it write-protected
we write-protected
you write-protected
they write-protected
Past continuous
I was write-protecting
you were write-protecting
he/she/it was write-protecting
we were write-protecting
you were write-protecting
they were write-protecting
Past perfect
I had write-protected
you had write-protected
he/she/it had write-protected
we had write-protected
you had write-protected
they had write-protected
Past perfect continuous
I had been write-protecting
you had been write-protecting
he/she/it had been write-protecting
we had been write-protecting
you had been write-protecting
they had been write-protecting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will write-protect
you will write-protect
he/she/it will write-protect
we will write-protect
you will write-protect
they will write-protect
Future continuous
I will be write-protecting
you will be write-protecting
he/she/it will be write-protecting
we will be write-protecting
you will be write-protecting
they will be write-protecting
Future perfect
I will have write-protected
you will have write-protected
he/she/it will have write-protected
we will have write-protected
you will have write-protected
they will have write-protected
Future perfect continuous
I will have been write-protecting
you will have been write-protecting
he/she/it will have been write-protecting
we will have been write-protecting
you will have been write-protecting
they will have been write-protecting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would write-protect
you would write-protect
he/she/it would write-protect
we would write-protect
you would write-protect
they would write-protect
Conditional continuous
I would be write-protecting
you would be write-protecting
he/she/it would be write-protecting
we would be write-protecting
you would be write-protecting
they would be write-protecting
Conditional perfect
I would have write-protect
you would have write-protect
he/she/it would have write-protect
we would have write-protect
you would have write-protect
they would have write-protect
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been write-protecting
you would have been write-protecting
he/she/it would have been write-protecting
we would have been write-protecting
you would have been write-protecting
they would have been write-protecting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you write-protect
we let´s write-protect
you write-protect
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to write-protect
Past participle
write-protected
Present Participle
write-protecting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRITE-PROTECT


affect
əˈfɛkt
architect
ˈɑːkɪˌtɛkt
aspect
ˈæspɛkt
checked
tʃɛkt
collect
kəˈlɛkt
connect
kəˈnɛkt
correct
kəˈrɛkt
detect
dɪˈtɛkt
direct
dɪˈrɛkt
effect
ɪˈfɛkt
expect
ɪkˈspɛkt
locatect
ˈləʊkəˌtɛkt
nonarchitect
ˌnɒnˈɑːkɪˌtɛkt
obtect
ɒbˈtɛkt
overprotect
ˌəʊvəprəˈtɛkt
project
ˈprɒdʒɛkt
protect
prəˈtɛkt
respect
rɪˈspɛkt
select
sɪˈlɛkt
starchitect
ˈstɑːkɪˌtɛkt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRITE-PROTECT

writable
writative
write
write down
write in
write off
write out
write up
write-in
write-off
write-protect notch
write-protected
write-up
writer
Writer to the Signet
writer´s block
writer´s cramp
writeress
writerly
writership

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRITE-PROTECT

change the subject
defect
disconnect
elect
in effect
indirect
insect
inspect
knock-on effect
landscape architect
naval architect
neglect
object
perfect
prospect
redirect
reflect
reject
subject
suspect

Synonyms and antonyms of write-protect in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «write-protect» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRITE-PROTECT

Find out the translation of write-protect to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of write-protect from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «write-protect» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

写保护
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

proteger contra escritura
570 millions of speakers

English

write-protect
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लिखने की रक्षा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكتابة حماية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

защиты от записи
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

proteção contra gravação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লেখা-সুরক্ষিত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

protection contre l´écriture
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tulis-perlindungan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schreibschutz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

書き込み保護
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

쓰기 방지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nulis-protect
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

viết - bảo vệ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எழுத-பாதுகாக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लेखन-संरक्षण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yazmaya karşı korumak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

proteggere da scrittura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ochrony zapisu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

захисту від запису
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

scrie - proteja
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

write- προστασία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skryf - beskerm
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skrivskydda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skrivebeskytte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of write-protect

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRITE-PROTECT»

The term «write-protect» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.649 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRITE-PROTECT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «write-protect» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «write-protect» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about write-protect

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRITE-PROTECT»

Discover the use of write-protect in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to write-protect and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
USB Mass Storage: Designing and Programming Devices and ...
As the circuit in Chapter 4 showed, firmware can use spare port bits to control a MultiMediaCard's CS input and monitor a card connector's card-detect (CD) and write-protect (WP) pins. The host brings CS low to enable communications in SPI  ...
Jan Axelson, 2006
2
Pc Software For Windows 98 Made Simple
To write-protect a mini floppy, cover the write-protect notch with a sticker. (See Figure 1.8.) The sticker used to cover the write- protect notch should not be transparent. Write-protect notch covered with a sticker Figure 1.8 Write-protecting a mini ...
Taxali, 2001
3
IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700 with R3.0
Current State The current status of Write Protect Mode on the active cluster. The following values are possible: Disabled Write Protect Mode is disabled on the cluster. No Write Protect settings are in effect for the cluster. Enabled Write Protect ...
Larry Coyne, Katja Denefleh, Joe Hew, 2013
4
Virtual Machines: Versatile Platforms for Systems and Processes
In a typical process VM (as in Chapter 3), the VMM can write-protect a page via a system call to the host OS in order to change the page table protections. In a codesigned VM, however, the solution is a little more complicated because it is the ...
Jim Smith, Ravi Nair, 2005
5
Embedded Systems Design using the Rabbit 3000 ...
Setting or clearing bit 0 in the Write Protect Control Register (WPCR: 0x0440) determines the scope of write protection.. Once the scope is determined, the specific write protect privileges must be assigned. For the purposes of write protection, ...
Kamal Hyder, Bob Perrin, 2005
6
SD Card Projects Using the PIC Microcontroller
... 32 011b ERASE_BLK_EN Erase single block enable 1 46–46 Yes 1b SECTOR_SIZE Erase sector size 7 45–39 32 blocks 0011111b WP_GRP_SIZE Write protect group size 7 38–32 128 sectors 1111111b WP_GRP_ENABLE Write protect ...
Dogan Ibrahim, 2010
7
PIC Microcontroller: An Introduction to Software and ...
Write Protect Disabled Disabled Disabled 30000C FF Table Read Protect 00200- 01FFF Disabled Table Read Protect 02000- 03FFF Disabled Table Read Protect 04000- 05FFF Disabled Table Read Protect 06000- 07FFF Disabled ...
Han-Way Huang, 2005
8
Digital Forensics Processing and Procedures: Meeting the ...
To protect this type of media, the following procedures must be undertaken: l 51⁄ 400 inch disks—write protect 51⁄400 disks by placing tape over the notch. Mark with initials, time, date on corners using a permanent marker or Dymo label; ...
David Lilburn Watson, Andrew Jones, 2013
9
New Perspectives on Microsoft Windows 2000 MS-DOS Command ...
To protect your original diskette during the disk copy operation, write-protect it beforehand. When you write-protect a diskette, you prevent the operating system or any other program from recording data onto the diskette. Otherwise, if the ...
Harry Phillips, Eric Skagerberg, 2002
10
Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigations
In the key data area, right-click Write- Protect DWORD and click Modify. 4. Next, in the Edit DWORD Value dialog box, change the Value Data setting from 1 to 0, and then click OK to deactivate write-blocking to USB devices. 5. Right-click the ...
Bill Nelson, Amelia Phillips, Christopher Steuart, 2009

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRITE-PROTECT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term write-protect is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Rack-Mount Converter turns SATA device into USB 3.1 storage.
There's also a model with a WRITE-PROTECT function that is ideal for sharing drives containing important data among different users or for forensic application. «ThomasNet News, Jul 15»
2
Sapphire Write-Protect Drive Reader Protects HDDs, SSDs
The Sapphire Write-Protect 3.5/2.5-inch HDD Drive Reader supports all ... Essentially, the two Sapphire Write-Protect devices allow the connected media to be ... «Tom's Hardware Guide, Aug 14»
3
How to erase a write-protected USB stick and format a write …
Double-click on the WriteProtect value in the right-hand pane of Regedit.exe. Change the Value data from 1 to 0 and click OK to save the change. Close Regedit ... «PC Advisor, Jul 13»
4
Write-Protecting Hard Drive Made Easy Using New Freeware Utility
Horizon DataSys' new freeware utility harkens back to write-protection once offered on floppy disks. Reboot Restore Rx can be seen as a write-protect tab for ... «PR Web, Apr 13»
5
write protected flash drive
... 2013 10:45:03 PM. http://www.ehow.com/how_2279014_turn-off-write-protect-. ... Leoaleolei said: http://www.ehow.com/how_2279014_turn-off-write-protect-. «Tom's Hardware Guide, Mar 13»
6
Kanguru Releases SS3 USB 3.0 Flash Drive With Physical Write
What's equally advantageous is the physical write-protect switch, allowing you the added convenience of locking and unlocking your drive to protect valuable ... «CDRLabs.com, Jul 12»
7
The New SuperSpeed Kanguru SS3™ With Physical Write-Protect
MILLIS, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--If you've been looking for a super-fast USB portable flash drive to transfer files in a hurry, then look no further than the all ... «Business Wire, Jul 12»

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