- noun (written as PDF)a format for electronic documents that enables all their original features, including page layout, text, photographs and colours, to be viewed on different computers or systems.
- (written as PDF)Abbreviation of portable document Format. A de facto standard file format for the preparation, distribution, viewing, manipulating, and printing of documents. PDF always displays files exactly as created, and works across most platforms.
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- noun (written as PDF)a data file generated from PostScript that is platform-independent, application-independent and font-independent
- noun a format that allows different types of documents to be viewed and printed using Adobe’s Acrobat