Definitions for "Directory"
provides access to information by subject categories with browsing capabilities.
Yahoo and ODP are search engines that list other websites into various categories. Human editors assess each website and if approved, they place them into the specific category in the directory.
Listing of web sites organized into categories. The Yahoo! site is a directory.
Containing directions; enjoining; instructing; directorial.
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.
A collection of files that are notionally "in" the same "place." Every Unix user has a home directory, in which one's files may be stored; it usually has the same name as the login id of the user, and may be referenced as $HOME or by the tilde convention (~ is $HOME, ~jlawler is jlawler's home directory). At any time in a Unix session, a user has a current directory, which may be changed with the cd command. Usually called folder in GUI systems.
a) the Grid File structure which dynamically maps logical cells to physical data buckets b) in general, a structure which maps logical partitions to physical media c) a structure defining the location of data objects.
A repository for entity information and the location of entities. source: EU-P103 domain: Information Model usage: EU-P103
A directory is, in general, an approach to organizing information, the most familiar example being a telephone directory.
Direction; guide.
Printed matter of bound or spiral-bound pages comprised of an alphabetical or classified listing of names, addresses and/or other data, usually with an index and often with page tabs. Directories are not acceptable as Publications Mail, except for source guides or buyer's guides under specific conditions. (répertoire)
An alphabetical guide to a group of particular services or people.
A repository of information on computer users normally designed to provide a mechanism for identifying a person as a single individual across multiple systems and to make this person-related information available to applications and users in a standards-based manner, normally by using LDAP.
Directories provide a hierarchical storage of information (as opposed to relational schema or designs, such as databases). The de facto standard for directories is LDAP V3. Directories are use d to provide a quick and efficient storage for information about people, services and applications.
A special kind of database optimized for reading data rather than writing data. Most directories are based on LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol), an industry-standard protocol.
In political history, the term directory, in French directoire, applies to high collegial institutions of state composed of members styled director (French directeur, etc.) The most important of these by far was the French Directory. However, France also imposed this form of government on conquered regions of Italy.
DISASTER: natural or human-caused as in an explosion, hurricane; often used in conjunction with ACCIDENT, DEATH, STATISTIC. DISCRIMINATION: may use with WOMAN, BLACKS, ELDERLY, HISPANICS, HOMOSEXUAL, etc. DISEASE$: used to clarify and link specific diseases; often used with RESEARCH. DISEASE: used for stories about individuals afflicted with a disease, e.g. AIDS; may also be used for epidemics of specific diseases.
Keywords:  dirroot, see
Please see dirroot
1795-1799 government consisting of five directors led by Barras ruling more or less as an oligarchy over the upper house or Ancients and lower house or Council of the Five Hundred
A book/magazine containing details of employers/vacancies. Usually free, you can pick up a selection in or around the foyer of your careers service.
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.
Covad's free 411 database from the Covad Dashboard - look up person, company or telephone number nationwide.
Keywords:  penn, service
The Penn Directory service
Keywords:  shtml, isdn
Keywords:  spki, cryptography, look, table, keys
In public key cryptography, a look-up table of user names and public keys based on standards such as X.509 or SPKI.
A catalog of basic information about the show, including exhibitors, floor plan, and schedule of events. Also called program.
The searchable index of printers. The concept of the Directory may be used analogously to a phone directory. May also be referred to as the Printer Directory, or Global Printer Directory.
A body of directors; board of management; especially, a committee which held executive power in France under the first republic.
Keywords:  doorway, yellow, dynamic, page, online
Directory is an online version of a paper directory such as yellow pages
Doorway page Dynamic content
Keywords:  cache, see
See cache directory.
Keywords:  gateways, subject, see
see subject gateways
Keywords:  markup, language, services
Keywords:  assembly, national, see
See National Assembly
The directory is the storage area for network security information such as keys or server names.
Keywords:  messages, related, services
Messages related to directory services.
Keywords:  objects, connected, set
A connected set of directory objects.
Keywords:  working, see
See working directory.