Meaning of DIRECTORY in English

DIRECTORY

(directories)

1.

A ~ is a book which gives lists of facts, for example people’s names, addresses, and telephone numbers, or the names and addresses of business companies, usually arranged in alphabetical order.

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2.

A ~ is an area of a computer disk which contains one or more files or other directories.

...a telephone ~.

3.

A ~ is an area of a computer disk which contains one or more files or other directories. (COMPUTING)

This option lets you create new files or directories.

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3.

On the World Wide Web, a ~ is a list of the subjects that you can find information on. (COMPUTING)

Yahoo is the oldest and best-known Web ~ service.

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