A sort program that uses the hard disk as a temporary workspace. In the early days of computing, tape drives were used as work drives. Contrast with internal sort.
"external sort." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 09 December 2018. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/external-sort>.
external sort. (n.d.). Retrieved December 09th, 2018, from https://www.yourdictionary.com/external-sort
Yes, I'd like to receive Word of the Day emails from YourDictionary.com
By continuing, you agree to our
Please set a username for yourself.
People will see it as Author Name with your public flash cards.