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$ cat oceans.txt > continents.txt

> takes the standard output of the command on the left, and redirects it to the file on the right. Here the standard output of cat oceans.txt is redirected to continents.txt.

Note that > overwrites all original content in continents.txt. When you view the output data by typing cat on continents.txt, you will see only the contents of oceans.txt.

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