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Noun: sorting  sor-ting
  1. An operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion
    "the bottleneck in mail delivery is the process of sorting";
    - sort
  2. The basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
    - classification, categorization, categorisation [Brit]
  3. Grouping by class, kind or size
Verb: sort  sort
  1. Examine in order to test suitability
    "sort these samples";
    - screen, screen out, sieve
  2. Arrange or order by classes or categories
    "How would you sort these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?";
    - classify, class, assort, sort out, separate

Derived forms: sortings

Type of: basic cognitive process, categorise [Brit], categorize, choose, grouping, operation, pick out, select, take

Encyclopedia: Sorting

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