AskDefine | Define sortable

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sort + -able


  1. which can be sorted

Extensive Definition

Sort may mean
  • Sorting, any process of arranging items in sequence or in sets
    • Sorting algorithm, a computer process for arranging elements in lists
    • Sort (Unix), a Unix utility which sorts the lines of a file
    • Sort (C++), a function in the C++ Standard Template Library
    • sorts are used to achieve a partitioning of the universe into different types in many-sorted logic
  • Sort (typesetting), a piece of metal type.
  • Sort, Lleida, a town in Catalonia, capital of the comarca of Pallars Sobirà
SORT may be an abbreviation for:
sortable in German: Sort
sortable in Hebrew: מיון
sortable in Japanese: SORT
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