Technology / Computers / Format: The organizing and allocation of sectors on a disk adhering to the chosen format standard. Formatting must take place before any data can be written to the disk.

Other Words for Format

Format Noun Synonyms: appearance, look(s), aspect, layout, plan, design, style, form, dimension(s), shape, size

Proprietary Information

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Proprietary Information: Information associated with a company's products, business or activities, including such items as financial data; trade secrets; product research and development; product designs; marketing plans or t MORE

Intermarket Surveillance Information System (ISIS)

Business / Finance / Intermarket Surveillance Information System (ISIS): A database that distributes information from all the major stock exchanges in the United States. MORE

Compacted Information

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Compacted Information: Information which is generally and widely associated with a product. For example, most published books have an ISBN. As the number of product databases online increases and duplicate content filters a MORE

Australian Formation

Entertainment / Tennis / Australian Formation: (in doubles) a formation where the server and partner stand on the same side of the court (deuce or advantage court) before starting the point MORE


Entertainment / Tennis / I-Formation: A formation used in doubles wherein the net player begins roughly at the center of the net; used mainly to counter teams that prefer a crosscourt return. MORE

Human Resource Information System (HRIS)

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Human Resource Information System (HRIS): A computer database used to gather, store, maintain and retrieve relevant employee and HR-related information. MORE