swapping

Definitions

Computing

Electronics

  • The transfer of a program, parts of a program, or data, from a hard drive to RAM and vice versa during a swap (1). In the context of virtual memory, such moves are also called paging (1).
  • The exchanging of one thing for another, as occurs, for instance, in hot swapping.

Travel

  • noun the act of exchanging one thing for another
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