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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Folder  \Fold"er\,  n. 
  One  who  or  that  which  folds;  esp.,  a  flat,  knifelike 
  instrument  used  for  folding  paper. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  folder 
  n  1:  a  small  book  usually  having  a  paper  cover  [syn:  {booklet},  {brochure}, 
  {leaflet},  {pamphlet}] 
  2:  folded  over  to  protect  the  contents 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  folder 
 
    A  {directory}  in  the  sense  of  a  collection 
  of  computer  {files}.  The  term  is  more  common  in  systems  such 
  as  the  {Macintosh}  or  {Windows  95}  which  have  a  {graphical 
  user  interface}  and  provide  a  graphical  {file  browser}  in 
  which  directories  are  traditionally  depicted  as  folders  (like 
  small  briefcases). 
 
  (1997-03-20) 
 
 




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