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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Directory  \Di*rect"o*ry\,  a.  [L.  directorius.] 
  Containing  directions;  enjoining;  instructing;  directorial. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Directory  \Di*rect"o*ry\,  n.;  pl  {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  residences  of  the 
  inhabitants  of  any  place  or  of  classes  of  them  an 
  address  book;  as  a  business  directory. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  directory 
  n  1:  an  alphabetical  list  of  names  and  addresses 
  2:  (computer  science)  a  listing  of  the  files  stored  in  memory 
  (usually  on  a  hard  disk) 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  directory 
 
    A  node  in  a  hierarchical  {file  system}  which 
  contains  zero  or  more  other  nodes  -  generally,  {files}  or 
  other  directories. 
 
  Compare  {folder}. 
 
  (1997-04-10) 
 
 




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