What does the word filing mean?

Usage examples for filing

  1. They evidently thought it was merely filing efficiency; they hadn't noticed her searching for the picture quietly while Dr. Kalmar had been leading them on. – No Charge for Alterations by Horace Leonard Gold
  2. The prim lady who knew a gentleman when she saw one, raised her brows and rapidly thumbed over a filing- card system. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  3. Martial music was sounding, and Russian soldiers, Cossacks, and Circassians were filing through its streets. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2 by John Lloyd Stephens