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file down

To reduce something with the use of a file. A noun or pronoun can be used between "file" and "down." Do you think I can just file down the corn on my foot?
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file something down

to level off a protrusion by filing. File this edge down so no one gets cut on it. Please file down this edge.
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file down

v.
To cause wear on something by rubbing against or filing it, reducing its size: I filed down my fingernails before the party. The dentist filed the jagged tooth down.
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Minutes later the herd files down the steep banks and into the river have a few sips and wander away into the savannah grassland.
In my mind, the hacked list of Ashley Madison subscribers is like the divorce files down at the courthouse.
All of the design files were posted on the company's website for anyone to look at or download, but shortly after the plans for the Liberator pistol were posted, Wilson got a letter from the State Department telling him to take the files down because they could be a violation of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, or ITAR, and the Arms Export Control Act.
* When Delve is used with Docurated (a third-party program that can automatically break data files down into objects and organize that information for marketing purposes), thumbnail views of your data are displayed.
(You may also find a copy of the same files down this page.) The group said the cyberattack has been conducted in retaliation for the assassination of the Lebanese Hezbollah leader, Hassan Hawlo Lakkis, who was assassinated in front of his home in St.
"We had to shrink the email files down because I don't think they've got a great connection over there."
Regrettably, screenwriter Peter Straughan files down all of the barbs in Young's confessional, shoehorning the characters into a generic romantic comedy, replete with outlandish set-pieces.
Regrettably, the screenwriter files down all of the barbs in Young's confessional, shoehorning the characters into a generic romantic comedy, replete with outlandish set-pieces.
Regrettably, screenwriter Peter Straughan files down all of the barbs in Young's confessional, shoehorning characters into a romantic comedy full of outlandish set-pieces.
People watched as the vagabond hounds roamed in peculiar orderly files down the streets into the darkness.
The gruff demon with attitude who files down his horns and battles paranormal evil monsters for the American government has proved popular and was turned into a Hollywood blockbuster in 2004.
"Unlike enterprise search solutions, which index every word in every file," says Harrison, "Abrevity's software first narrows the universe of files down through Boolean logic discovery and then extracts target data such as document summaries, people, places, legal data, social security numbers and even the overall tone or sentiment of a file.
In the UK, the Department of Work and Pensions took the opportunity when installing a new CMS to undertake a major content cleansing operation, and managed to reduce over 860,000 files down to just over 500,000.
It is possible to configure almost every aspect of Voyager 98, from how you select files down to the color of individual buttons.