- the sequence of symbols and names indicating the location of a particular file in a hierarchical file system.
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- computing the name of a file or directory together with its position in relation to other directories traced back in a line to the root; the names of the file and each of the parent directories are separated from one another by slashes
- The fully specified name of a computer file, including the position of the file in the file system's directory structure.
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