a substitute home, usually located in a residential neighborhood, providing foster care for orphans, delinquents, disabled persons, or others with special needs.
- Group identifier
operating system (gid) A unique number, between 0 an 32767, identifying a set of users under Unix. Gids are found in the /etc/passwd and /etc/group databases (or their NIS equivalents) and one is also associated with each file, indicating the group to which its group permissions apply. (1996-12-01)
[groo-pee] /ˈgru pi/ noun, Informal. 1. a young person, especially a teenage girl, who is an ardent admirer of rock musicians and may follow them on tour. 2. an ardent fan of a celebrity or of a particular activity: a tennis groupie. /ˈɡruːpɪ/ noun (slang) 1. an ardent fan of a celebrity, esp a pop […]
[groo-ping] /ˈgru pɪŋ/ noun 1. an act or process of placing in . 2. a set or arrangement of persons or things in a . [groop] /grup/ noun 1. any collection or assemblage of persons or things; cluster; aggregation: a group of protesters; a remarkable group of paintings. 2. a number of persons or things […]
noun 1. life, accident, or health insurance available to a group of persons, as the employees of a company, under a single contract, usually without regard to physical condition or age of the individuals. noun 1. (mainly US & Canadian) insurance relating to life, health, or accident and covering several persons, esp the employees of […]