HyperDic: sorting

English > 3 senses of the word sorting:
NOUNprocesssorting, sortan operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion
cognitionsorting, classification, categorization, categorisationthe basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories / categories
actsortinggrouping by class or kind or size
sorting > pronunciation
Soundssao'rtihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > sorting: 3 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningAn operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion.
Example"the bottleneck in mail delivery is the process of sorting"
Synonymsort
Broaderoperation(computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction)
Spanishclasificación, ordenamiento
Catalanclassificació
Verbssortarrange or order by classes or categories / categories
English > sorting: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories / categories.
Synonymsclassification, categorization, categorisation
Narrowerappraisal, assessmentThe classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
attribution, ascriptionAssigning to a cause or source
attribution, ascriptionAssigning some quality or character to a person or thing
coordinationOf coordinate importance, rank, or degree
cross-classification, cross-divisionclassification according to more than one attribute at the same time
subsumptionincorporating something under a more general category
Broaderbasic cognitive processcognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge
Spanishcategorización, clasificación
Catalancategorització, classificació
English > sorting: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaninggrouping by class or kind or size.
Narrowerseparationsorting one thing from others
triagesorting and allocating aid on the basis of need for or likely benefit from medical treatment or food
BroadergroupingThe activity of putting things together in groups
Spanishclasificación
Catalanclassificació
Verbssortarrange or order by classes or categories / categories

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