Definition of subdirectory in English:


Syllabification: sub·di·rec·to·ry
Pronunciation: /ˌsəbdəˈrektərē

noun (plural subdirectories)

  • A directory below another directory in a hierarchy.
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    • For example, a given directory may have subdirectories but no files, or you may have just processed the last subdirectory of a last subdirectory, and so on.
    • You can see the overall usage in the center of the circle, then various directories and subdirectories branching out.
    • The theory is that each module would have a directory containing source code and under it would be subdirectories for architecture-specific items (compiled object files, libraries and executables).

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