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    [UNIX] n. A directory tree that contains many links to files in a master directory tree of files. Link farms save space when... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    [UNIX] n. 1. The superuser account that ignores permission bits, user number 0 on a UNIX system. This account has the user name `root'. The term avatar is also used. 2. The top node of the system directory structure (home directory of the root user). 3. By extension, the privileged system-maintenance login on any OS. See root mode, go root.