folder folder  /ˈfoʊl dər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small book usually having a paper cover
  2. (n) covering that is folded over to protect the contents

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A White House staffer holds a folder with top secret documents for President Obama.
  2. Notes on all these sources were then arranged chronologically and kept in dozens of folders in 25 banker's boxes.
  3. Most serious travelers carry a folder with printouts of their flight, car and restaurant reservations.

News

  1. Bookmark files and folders in Safari

    You can access common files and folders directly from Safari's Bookmarks bar. Originally posted at MacFixIt
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Music keeps Wapato senior’s ‘drive going’

    Sat, 08 Jun 2013 00:11:13 GMT By Phil Ferolito Yakima Herald-Republic GORDON KING/Yakima Herald-Republic Wapato High School senior Skyler Bliss holds a folder of music as he listens to his teacher during a choir rehearsal. Music “makes me feel good. I just let it flow. It’s so emotional,” he says. For a video, go to yakimaherald.com. WAPATO, Wash. — Skyler Bliss doesn’t talk much, repeats ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Yakima Herald-Republic

  3. Review: iTunes Folder Watch does what it promises

    If an application only does one thing, it better do that one thing really, really well. Especially when the maker of that software application offers another product with very similar functionality plus some extras. ITunes Folder Watch, an application dedicated solely to helping you add new media to iTunes, handles its one task with aplomb. To read this article in full or to leave a comment ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PC World

Quotes

  1. "What's crucial in this campaign is whether or not the black candidate can get out of being a file-folder phenomenon. If he can manage to be seen as Barack Obama first instead of black, he might do quite well," says Loewen.
    on May 2, 2008 By: James Loewen Source: CTV.ca

  2. "The fingerprint driver does not hide its folder as 'deeply' as does the XCP [the rootkit-style software developed by Fortium Technologies Ltd. for use by Sony BMG] folder," said Hypponen. "The MicroVault software probably wouldn't hide...
    on Aug 30, 2007 By: Mikko Hypponen Source: Computerworld

  3. When the new president starts the job next year, Clinton said there would be a lot of work waiting on the desk in the Oval Office: "Let's imagine a folder ...... on the front of that folder it says something like George Bush's mess," she said....
    on Feb 23, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Reuters

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