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Directory vs. Subdirectory

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Directorynoun

A list of names, addresses etc, of specific classes of people or organizations, often in alphabetical order or in some classification.

‘look up an address in the directory’;

Subdirectorynoun

(computing) A directory located inside another directory.

Directorynoun

(computing) A structured listing of the names and characteristics of the files on a storage device.

Subdirectorynoun

(computer science) a directory that is listed in another directory

Directorynoun

(computing) A virtual container in a computer's file system, in which files and other directories may be stored. The files and subdirectories in a directory are usually related.

Directoryadjective

Containing directions; instructing; directorial.

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Directoryadjective

Containing directions; enjoining; instructing; directorial.

Directorynoun

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.

Directorynoun

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.

Directorynoun

A body of directors; board of management; especially, a committee which held executive power in France under the first republic.

Directorynoun

Direction; guide.

Directorynoun

an alphabetical list of names and addresses

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Directorynoun

(computer science) a listing of the files stored in memory (usually on a hard disk)

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