A file system in which the files are organised into a hierarchy. The nodes of the hierarchy are called directories while the leaves are the files themselves.
See also root directory. Compare flat file system.
[hahy-fahyv] /ˈhaɪˈfaɪv/ noun 1. a gesture of greeting, good-fellowship, or triumph in which one person slaps the upraised palm of the hand against that of another. noun 1. a gesture of greeting or congratulation in which two people slap raised right palms together verb 2. to greet or congratulate (a person) in this way originally […]
verb To convey a customer and collect the fare without using the meter; arm it, ride the arm (1970s+ Cabdrivers)
[hahy-flahy-er] /ˈhaɪˈflaɪ ər/ noun 1. a person who is extravagant or goes to extremes in aims, pretensions, opinions, etc. 2. a person or thing that flies . 3. a stock, often speculative, whose price moves up or down widely.
[hahy-flohn] /ˈhaɪˈfloʊn/ adjective 1. extravagant in aims, pretensions, etc. 2. pretentiously lofty; bombastic: We couldn’t endure his high-flown oratory. adjective 1. extravagant or pretentious in conception or intention: high-flown ideas