Definitions for Filing
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Filing
the entering of a legal document into the public record
"he filed a complaint"; "he filed his tax return"
a fragment rubbed off by the use of a file
the act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object)
preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.
"I have some filing to do"
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.
The act of storing documents in an archive; archiving.
a fragment or particle rubbed off by the act of filing; as, iron filings
In law, filing is the act of submitting a document to the clerk of a court for the court's immediate consideration and for storage in the court's files. Courts will not consider motions unless an appropriate memorandum or brief is filed before the appropriate deadline. Usually a filing fee is paid which is part of court costs.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Collections of related records treated as a unit; ordering of such files.
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