Definitions for "Append"
To hang or attach to, as by a string, so that the thing is suspended; as, a seal appended to a record; the inscription was appended to the column.
To add, as an accessory to the principal thing; to annex; as, notes appended to this chapter.
To add to the end of a piece of data or file.
Allows programs to open data files in specified directories as if they were in the current directory.
In its basic form tape technology is linear in fashion. Later technologies employ serpentine recording where the tape is written/read in multiple passes moving forward and in reverse. There are also helical scan formats, such as DDS, 8mm and AIT , which are written diagonally across the tape.
when data is written after previously recorded data, as opposed to overwriting the previously recorded data ... useful in providing audit trails in file-by-file backup
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n. A piece of text (ranging from one line to several hundred) that is appended to a file on a conference disk. The text may be discussions, bug reports, suggestions, questions or any other topic of conversation. The value of an append is very often inversely proportional to its length.
Keywords:  doesn't, say, matter, supplied
state or say further; "`It doesn't matter,' he supplied"
Keywords:  arrangement, net, name
DM Net Name Arrangement
Keywords:  display, help, places
Keywords:  images, set
append a set of images