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bin

Brit
a. a storage place for bottled wine
b. one particular bottling of wine

bin

[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.

bin

A container for storing loose materials, such as sand or crushed rock.

bin

(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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The small yellow bins made easy work for scavengers who cleaned out the most valuable recyclables before city trucks arrived.
In a 1996 pilot program, 15 neighborhoods throughout the city were given 90-gallon blue bins with wheels to make it easier to take them to the curb, and lids, which made for a cleaner operation and protected paper from rain that would make it unrecyclable.
In addition, the city allowed the residents to dump all of their recyclable material into the bins without sorting it, a job that the city gave to the contractor who buys the material.
The control system automatically positions the carousel for correct bin removal and insertion.
Carousel positioning and centering is accomplished by using low maintenance proximity switches arranged to pick up binary coded ID plates coinciding with each bin location.
Next is the new Thomas Hyland range, followed by the prestigious Bin Series.