Definitions for "Archive file"
(ISO) A file that is part of a collection of files set aside for later research or verification, for security purposes, for historical or legal purposes, or for backup.
A file format which allows you to compress and store a large number of files within a single file. Archive files are of different formats and they can be created with differing levels of compression based on whether you need smaller archives or more quickly readable archives.
A file containing records that have been deleted, but which were marked for archival, usually by checking the "Save archive copy on PC" box.
Keywords:  packing, see
See Packing.