file system

file system (plural file systems)

  1. A physical system for organising documents, as in a library or office.
  2. (computing) A method of organizing blocks of data on a storage device into files and directories.
  3. (computing) A set of blocks that are organized in this way.
  • French: système de fichiers
  • German: Dateisystem
  • Greek: σύστημα αρχείων
  • Portuguese: sistema de arquivos (Brazil), sistema de ficheiros
  • German: Dateisystem

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