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 BIN [short for BINARY; used as a second file name on ITS] 1. n.
       BINARY. 2. BIN FILE: A file containing the BIN for a program. Usage:
       used at MIT, which runs on ITS. The equivalent term at Stanford is DMP
       (pronounced "dump") FILE. Other names used include SAV
       ("save") FILE (DEC and Tenex), SHR ("share") and
       LOW FILES (DEC), and EXE ("ex'ee") FILE (DEC and Twenex).
       Also in this category are the input files to the various flavors of
       linking loaders (LOADER, LINK-10, STINK), called REL FILES. 



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