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file system

Noun1.file system - a system of classifying into files (usually arranged alphabetically)
Synonyms: filing system
(operating system)file system - (FS, or "filesystem") 1. A system for organizing directories and files, generally in terms of how it is implemented in the disk operating system. E.g., "The Macintosh file system is just dandy as long as you don't have to interface it with any other file systems".

2. The collection of files and directories stored on a given drive (floppy drive, hard drive, disk partition, logical drive, RAM drive, etc.). E.g., "mount attaches a named file system to the file system hierarchy at the pathname location directory [...]" -- Unix manual page for "mount(8)".

As an extension of this sense, "file system" is sometimes used to refer to the representatation of the file system's organisation (e.g. its file allocation table) as opposed the actual content of the files in the file system.

Unix manual page: fs(5), mount(8).
classification system, filing system
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file descriptor
file descriptor leak
file extension
File firing
file folder
file in
File leader
File marching
file name
file name extension
file out
File Request
File Separator
file server
File Service Protocol
file signature
-- file system --
file transfer
file transfer protocol
file type
Filefish
FileMaker
FileMaker, Inc.
Filemot
filename
filename extension
FileNet
Filer
Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
filet
filet de boeuf en croute
filet mignon
Filial
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