1. A container for keeping papers in order; SYN. file cabinet, filing cabinet.
2. A line of persons or things ranged one behind the other; SYN. single file, Indian file.
3. A set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together; SYN. data file.
4. A steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal.
Holds papers together in a filing cabinet.