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  • noun computing An operation in which data previously read from storage is written back.


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  • On Wednesday, Bank of China's 66%-owned Hong Kong unit, BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Ltd., reported a 67% rise in its first-half net profit to 11.99 billion Hong Kong dollars (US$1.54 billion), partly due to higher income in core lending along with a writeback on provisions due to a recovery in the value of Lehman Brothers minibond collateral.

    Bank of China Profit Rises 28%

  • The July-September period's tax expenses were 267.9 million rupees, compared with a tax writeback of 129.2 million rupees a year earlier.

    Patni Profit Falls 26%

  • The infrastructure company recorded the one-time gain from a writeback of costs related to its proposed Singapore power plant.

    GMR Infrastructure Net Profit Up 33%

  • He was quite proud that someone had taken the time to follow-up and to writeback.

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  • Net profit more than doubled to 180 million ringgit ($53.6 million) for its fiscal first quarter, ended Sept. 30, from a restated 70 million ringgit a year earlier, thanks to higher passenger numbers and a deferred tax writeback of 106.2 million ringgit arising from incentives for new aircraft purchases.

    AirAsia Gambles Oil Price Will Fall

  • The turnaround was helped by a gain of 6.6 million ringgit from the disposal of land, as well as a 46.2 million ringgit writeback on provision for previous years 'project development costs that are no longer required, Proton said.

    Malaysia's Proton Posts

  • It reported a net profit of 3.5 million ringgit for the September quarter, a turnaround from a loss of 250.3 million ringgit a year earlier, but the profit came from the sale of land and a writeback of provisions for previous years 'development costs.

    Proton's Go-It-Alone Strategy

  • It was the writeback system here telling me I got a comment, 6 of them.

    Comment Spam

  • At one point, the blosxom community figured out that comment spammers were googling on common text in the default writeback.


  • There are thousands and thousands of possible ones if you count all the individual day views and writeback views and category views.

    It Figures


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