Definitions for "Read-Only"
Keywords:  delete, diskette, rom, write, erased
Refers to a disk that cannot be written on or erased by the user.
A file or directory attribute. Indicates that the file or directory cannot be modified or deleted, but a read-only directory may have its contents modified or deleted. See also: attribute
Describes a file or other collection of information that may only be read; it may not be updated in any way or delated. Certain important operating system files are designated as read-only files to ... more
Keywords:  adj, pertaining, modified, data
adj. Pertaining to data that can be read but cannot be modified.
Keywords:  retrieved, altered, written, data
Data can be retrieved (read) but not altered (written).
Storage media that permanently stores data