- n. computing An identifier for the type of information contained in an electronic format.
- n. computing A command in certain operating systems that creates a directory of files of a particular type or sorted by type, or that limits the results of a directory search to a particular type.
- v. To assign a type to a file.
- file + type (Wiktionary)
“(dTa) can queue, batch, pause, resume, and automatically detect and download a certain filetype linked on any web page.”
“Sometimes you want to limit the result list to only one specific filetype, and for that you can use the "filetype" operator.”
“Google can search the web for specific types of files using the "filetype:" operator.”
“You can use the "filetype" prefix to search for specific types of documents or files.”
“You can do this with any regular Google search by appending your query with filetype: torrent.”
“The installation auto-ran perfectly and wine even performed filetype association without prompting.”
“Cutts announced that Google would be soon allowing filetype to work without additional modifying words - eg filetype:pdf climate.”
“Compare this to Google where filetype:pdf intitle:paperless office yields 1,320 hits.”
“I already showed you how to install MPlayer for DVD playback, but the same app you use to play DVDs can also handle virtually any video filetype you throw at it.”
“(Sticking with the same filetype and bit rate would probably make a difference.)”
Looking for tweets for filetype.