updater etymology

French word updater comes from English update

Detailed word origin of updater

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update English (eng) A change in information, a modification of existing or known data.. A modification of something to a more recent, up-to-date version; (in software) a minor upgrade.. A version of something which is newer than other versions.. An additional piece of information. An addition to existing information.. An advisement providing more up-to-date information than currently known. (transitive) To [...]
updater French (fra) (chiefly, computing) to update.