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Filer \Fil"er\, n. One who works with a file.


n. 1 agent noun of file; one who files something. 2 (context computing English) A software program for managing files.

  1. n. a party who files a notice with a law court

  2. a clerk who is employed to maintain the files of an organization [syn: file clerk, filing clerk]

Filer, ID -- U.S. city in Idaho
Population (2000): 1620
Housing Units (2000): 676
Land area (2000): 0.798538 sq. miles (2.068203 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.798538 sq. miles (2.068203 sq. km)
FIPS code: 27730
Located within: Idaho (ID), FIPS 16
Location: 42.569814 N, 114.611313 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 83328
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Filer, ID

Filer is the name of two places in the United States:

  • Filer, Idaho
  • Filer Charter Township, Michigan
Filer (surname)

Filer is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Mike Filer (born 1990), Canadian football player
  • Randall K. Filer (born 1952), American economist
  • Rodney Filer (born 1974), American arena football player
  • Tom Filer (born 1956), American baseball player

Usage examples of "filer".

Howard Filer who disappeared from his home in Pittsburgh in May, twenty oh one.

Claudia Westcott, the former proprietor of a grocery where Filer cashed a bad check before he disappeared.

They tracked down every living person who knew Filer, and showed them all the same doctored picture.

The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house where Smoke Filer lived, slabs of granite, planes of glass, looking at dusk like a seductively lighted cave.

Squeezed into our booth at the Crystal, Smoke Filer importantly recounted this story, with an already deft, practiced air.

Unshaven Clyde Meunzer and Dino Calvo in leather and grease-stained jeans were glimpsed in the company of Hewson, Smoke Filer, Ken Fischer.

Bitterly we spoke of guys like Dwayne Hewson, Ken Fischer, Smoke Filer and that crowd.

Smoke Filer, Dougie Siefried and Scottie Baskett dared to crash the trial, too.

As soon as news of the acquittal came to us we rushed from our classes, drove in a horn-honking procession from school to Tug Hill Park, cars crammed with screaming kids--HEART ACQUITTAL CELEBRATED IN WILLVILLE, the Buffalo Evening News headline would read, above photo of Smoke Filer driving his T-Bird, our arms stuck out every like tentacles, fingers flashing the V-for-Victory sign.

Smoke Filer, Babs Bitterman, Lunt, Pete Marsh, Bert Fox, Ken Fischer, Bo Bozer, and--were others?

That was the trouble with Filer 13B-445-K, he wanted to know things that he had just no business knowing.

She would have been very surprised to find out what Filer had been looking at.

Besides a complete memory, Filer had other attributes that are usually connected with the human brain.

If Filer was more human than other robots, he had only his builders to blame.

Another Filer, 9B-367-0, librarian at the university in Tashkent, had turned his interest to language due to the immense amount of material at his disposal.