Merge-sort meaning

A sorting technique that sequences data by continuously merging items in the list. Every single item in the original unordered list is merged with another, creating groups of two. Every two-item group is merged, creating groups of four and so on until there is one ordered list. See sort algorithm and merge.
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(computing) Synonym of mergesort.
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Singular:
merge-sort
Plural:
merge-sorts

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