swapping - Computer Definition
Replacing one segment of a program in memory with another and restoring it back to the original when required. In virtual memory systems, it is called "paging."
Variant of swap
Origin: Middle English swappen, to strike (prob. echoic): from the striking of hands on concluding a bargain
- an exchange, trade, or barter
- Finance a negotiated contract as between two corporations for a mutually beneficial exchange of currencies, loans, etc.
- swapper noun