round file

 Waste basket.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • round file — noun a file with a circular cross section; used to file the inside of holes • Hypernyms: ↑file * * * I. noun : a file of circular cross section used for filing round holes compare rattail file II. noun : wastebasket …   Useful english dictionary

  • round file — noun the trash; the wastebasket My junk mail goes straight into the round file the moment it arrives …   Wiktionary

  • round file — A file in the shape of a round bar, rather than a blade …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • round file. — See circular file. * * * …   Universalium

  • round file. — See circular file …   Useful english dictionary

  • half-round file — A special file that s flat on one side and convex on the other …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • half-round file — noun : a file made flat on one side and convex on the other …   Useful english dictionary

  • put it in the round file (to) —  Throw it away …   American business jargon

  • File 13 — is a euphemism for the trash can. The phrase is especially used in the U.S. military, and is less common outside of the United States. In the United Kingdom, for instance, the expression round file or circular file is more common (in reference to …   Wikipedia

  • file — [1] A flat or rounded tool with a rough surface of hardened steel. When it is rubbed against metal, it removes small bits of metal leading to a smaller amount of base metal. [2] The action of removing metal by using a file. Also see bastard file… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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