filing filing  /ˈfaɪ lɪŋ/


  1. (n) the entering of a legal document into the public record
  2. (n) a fragment rubbed off by the use of a file
  3. (n) the act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object)
  4. (n) preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.


  1. The prosecutors filing says Lyons had known for about a year that Keyser had improperly kept classified documents at home.
  2. A rival campaign alerted me to these details from the Obama filing: $27.
  3. The filing comes as part of an attempt by Padilla's lawyers to win dismissal of criminal charges against him for supporting terrorism.


  1. IDST Receives Confirmation of U.S. Patent Filing for Integrated Battery Management and Charge Controller

    IDS Industries announced today receiving confirmation of its first patent filing from the United States Patent and Trademark Office . The integration of a battery management and charge controller into ...
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. FDA Accepts the Filing of The Medicines Company's New Drug Application for Intravenous Antiplatelet Agent Cangrelor

    The Medicines Company today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted the filing of the new drug application for the Company's investigational intravenous antiplatelet cangrelor....
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Filing Opens Next Tuesday for School Board Elections

    The filing period for the September 17 school elections will open on Tuesday, July 2, and close at noon on Tuesday, July 9, according to Wanda Rush, deputy registrar and election coordinator in the office of Ashley County Clerk Genie Kersten.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Ashley County Ledger

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