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a. a storage place for bottled wine
b. one particular bottling of wine
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[bin]
(computer science)
A magnetic-tape memory in which a number of tapes are stored in a single housing.
(engineering)
An enclosed space, box, or frame for the storage of bulk substance.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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A container for storing loose materials, such as sand or crushed rock.
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(BINary) A popular directory name in the Unix world for storing executable programs, device drivers and other binary files. See bin file and binaries.


The Bin Folder
Note the bin folder in this Konqueror file manager window. Konqueror is the Linux equivalent of Explorer in Windows or Finder in the Mac and comes with the KDE user interface, commonly used in Linux.
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