Associations to the word «Directory»


DIRECTORY, noun. A list of names, addresses etc, of specific classes of people or organizations, often in alphabetical order or in some classification.
DIRECTORY, noun. (computing) A structured listing of the names and characteristics of the files on a storage device.
DIRECTORY, noun. (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.
DIRECTORY, adjective. Containing directions; instructing; directorial.
DIRECTORY SERVICE, noun. (computing) The software system that stores, organizes and provides access to information in a map between names and values.
DIRECTORY SERVICES, noun. Plural of directory service

Dictionary definition

DIRECTORY, noun. An alphabetical list of names and addresses.
DIRECTORY, noun. (computer science) a listing of the files stored in memory (usually on a hard disk).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats