bubble sort

Definitions

Computing

  • noun a sorting method which repeatedly exchanges various pairs of data items until they are in order

Electronics

  • A sorting technique in which adjacent pairs of items within a list are sequentially compared and ordered, until the entire list has been evaluated. This process is then repeated as many times as required to obtain the correct order. Also called exchange sort, or sifting sort.
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