The disk directory (folder) the system is presently working in. Unless otherwise specified, commands that deal with disk files refer to the current directory and current drive. Also known as the "working directory."
Current-directory Sentence Examples
The default is to con- vert relative encoding directories to absolute directories by prepending the current directory.
This way I can prevent corrupted archives from unpacking into the current directory.
The two dots denote moving outside the current directory before calling the new web page.