- an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion 2. [n] - a person of a particular character or nature 3. [n] - an approximate definition or exampleFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=sort
• (v. t.) To reduce to order from a confused state. • (v. t.) To choose from a number; to select; to cull. • (n.) A kind or species; any number or collection of individual persons or things characterized by the same or like qualities; a class or order; as, a sort of men; a sort of horses; a sort of trees; a sort of poems. • (v. ...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/sort/
an approximate definition or example; `she wore a sort of magenta dress`; `she served a creamy sort of dessert thing`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
sort is a function in C++ Standard Library that takes two random-access iterators, the start and the end, as arguments and performs a comparison sort on the range of elements between the two iterators, front-inclusive and end-exclusive: [start, end). The specific sorting algorithm is not mandated and may vary across implementations. H...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sort_(C++)
In typesetting by hand compositing, a sort or type is a piece of type representing a particular letter or symbol, cast from a matrix mould and assembled with other sorts bearing additional letters into lines of type to make up a form from which a page is printed. From the invention of movable type up to the invention of hot me...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sort_(typesetting)
In Unix-like operating systems, sort is a standard command line program that prints the lines of its input or concatenation of all files listed in its argument list in sorted order. Sorting is done based on one or more sort keys extracted from each line of input. By default, the entire input is taken as sort key. Blank space is the d...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sort_(Unix)
Sort intransitive verb 1.
To join or associate with others, esp. with others of the same kind or species; to agree. « Nor do metals only sort
and herd with metals in the earth, and minerals with minerals.» Woodward.
« The illiberality of parents towards childre...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/148
[ French sorl
, Latin sors
. See Sort
kind.] Chance; lot; destiny. [ Obsolete] « By aventure, or sort
, or cas [ chance].» Chaucer.
« Let blockish Ajax draw The sort
to fight with Hector.» Shak. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/148
Sort transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Sorted
; present participle & verbal noun Sorting
To separate, and place in distinct classes or divisions, as things having different qualities; as, to sort
cloths ac...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/148
1. A kind or species; any number or collection of individual persons or things characterised by the same or like qualities; a class or order; as, a sort of men; a sort of horses; a sort of trees; a sort of poems. ... 2. Manner; form of being or acting. 'Which for my part I covet to perform, In sort as through the world I did proclaim.' (Spenser) 'F...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
A computer term meaning to reorganize and/or to filter information in the process of the reorganization.
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a small number.Found on http://www.telelib.com/authors/S/ScottWalter/prose/pirate/glossary.html
In computing, a specific function used in a spreadsheet program to arrange selected items into ascending or descending order. Information contained in tables (for example in Microsoft Word) can also be sortedFound on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0098966.html
Sort is British slang for an attractive woman.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZSC.HTM
Sort lines of text files, see Section 5.3.2.Found on http://www.tldp.org/LDP/intro-linux/html/gloss.html
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