• To copy or store data from a temporary area, such as RAM, to a permanent medium such as a hard drive or optical disc. Each time a save is performed, the previous version of the same data or file is replaced with the most recent. Many programs can be set to save at fixed intervals, as any work done between saves is usually lost if there is a system malfunction or failure.
  • A command or menu item which produces a save (1). Also, to issue such a command, or select this item from a menu.

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