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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 yellow, 16-gallon bins fell short of expectations with only 30 percent of residents citywide, and 40 percent in the West Valley, participating.
5 percent of the city waste is household recyclables, only 5 percent of it was being recycled in the yellow bins at one point.
The small yellow bins made easy work for scavengers who cleaned out the most valuable recyclables before city trucks arrived.
As the operator starts processing the recipe, the carousel presents the correct draw side bin to the operator, turns on a light on the control panel to indicate the appropriate bin door and unlocks the door.
The control system automatically positions the carousel for correct bin removal and insertion.
Also first released in 1962, Penfolds Bin 128 is a regional wine that reflects the unique climate and growing conditions of Coonawarra and the elegant style of cool-climate Shiraz.
Penfolds Bin 389 was created by the legendary Max Schubert -- creator of Penfolds Grange -- in 1960.