directory

  1. an alphabetical list of names and addresses
  2. (computer science) a listing of the files stored in memory (usually on a hard disk)

directory

Part of a hierarchical, 'inverted tree' structure for organising files on a disk. Additional directories that branch off from a directory are called subdirectories. Subdirectories may contain files or additional sub directories branching off of them. The structure of directories and subdirectories on a disk is called a directory tree. See also dire … ...

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The MS-DOS equivalent to Windows folders. Directories help to subdivide the files into a sensible order.

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(1) A collection of uniform descriptions that summarize the contents of a large number of data sets. It provides information suitable for making an initial determination of the existence and contents of each data set. Each directory entry contains brief data set information (e.g., type of data, data set name, time and location bounds). (2) A unifor...
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Directory

A list of files or other directories on a computer at an Internet site. (Same thing as a folder.)
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a categorised list of websites, maintained by human editors instead of robots. Yahoo is the most widely recognized directory on the web.
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[n] - (computer science) a listing of the files stored in memory (usually on a hard disk) 2. [n] - an alphabetical list of names and addresses
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A disk file, or the bottom level of a disk drive, that contains the names, dates, sizes, and filing system references to files and/or further directories. In Microsoft operating systems often called a Folder
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when data is stored on a storage medium such as a floppy disc, it can be grouped into directories - when the iconbar icon is clicked, a window appears showing the data in the root (i.e. main) directory - this may be items of data (stored as files), applications or other directories - these directories in turn can contain more information and/or fur...
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A drawer which can hold files inside, making your hard/disk drive appear more organised.
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Directory

A location on a computer that is used to hold computer files. A subdirectory is a location within a directory. For example, in the path C:/verio/customers, 'verio' is the name of the directory and 'customers' is the name of a subdirectory located within the 'verio' directory.
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The five-man ruling executive in France 1795-99. Established by the constitution of 1795, it failed to deal with the political and social tensions in the country and became increasingly...
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A list of persons, organisations, or institutions systematically arranged, usually in alphabetical or classed order, giving addresses, affiliations, etc. for individuals, and addresses, officers, functions, and similar data for organisations
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This is a subject guide on the internet. In computer file systems, a directory is a named group of related files that are separated by their name from other groups of files.
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A book/magazine containing details of employers/vacancies. Usually free, you can pick up a selection in or around the foyer of your careers service.
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Di·rect'o·ry adjective [ Latin directorius .] Containing directions; enjoining; instructing; directorial.
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Di·rect'o·ry noun ; plural Directories 1. A collection or body of directions, rules, or ordinances; esp., a book of directions for the conduct of worship; as, the Directory used by the nonconformists instead of the Prayer Book. 2. A book containing the names and...
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An alphabetical or classified list of names, organizations, subjects, etc., giving usually titles, addresses, affiliations, and other professional data. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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directory

noun an alphabetical list of names and addresses
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• (n.) Direction; guide. • (n.) A book containing the names and residences of the inhabitants of any place, or of classes of them; an address book; as, a business directory. • (n.) A collection or body of directions, rules, or ordinances; esp., a book of directions for the conduct of worship; as, the Directory used by the nonconformi...
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(from the article `Ukraine`) ...peasants manifested their hostility through rebellions and partisan warfare. The capitulation of Germany and Austria in November removed the main ...
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(from the article `search engine`) An alternative search tool is a directory such as Yahoo, which organizes information on Web pages according to a human-developed hierarchical ...
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the French Revolutionary government set up by the Constitution of the Year III, which lasted four years, from November 1795 to November 1799.[12 related articles]
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A group of related files are stored under a common name, the directory name. This is similar to how grouped documents are stored between dividers when filed in a ring binder.
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