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Definition of swap space

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

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Definitions include: a post to a discussion forum that is intended to incite flames.
Definitions include: a person who writes (source) code; "programmer".
Definitions include: "okay, thanks, 'bye".
Definitions include: a session of communication that has little information relative to its time-length.
Definitions include: Alternate spelling of own.
Definitions include: "does anyone else..." or "does anybody else..."
Definitions include: in a discussion forum, an acrimonious dispute.
Definitions include: phrasing used to espouse the belief that something is (or should be) considered a bad idea.
Definitions include: acronym for "this is not legal advice".
Definitions include: to be so intoxicated from illegal stimulants that one loses complete control over one's body.
Definitions include: low-quality software.

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Other terms relating to 'space':

Definitions include: some location extremely far away.
Definitions include: to affect or bother someone.
Definitions include: an area of business.
Definitions include: futuristic.
Definitions include: someone who frequently doesn't pay attention.
Definitions include: a formulaic work of science fiction.
Definitions include: to lose one's concentration.
Definitions include: a female who is inattentive or forgetful: "spaced-out."
Definitions include: "waste of space".

Other terms relating to 'swap':

Definitions include: In computer speak, to move information from fast-access memory to a slower storage device, e.g. disk ("swap out") or the other way around ("swap in.") This often refers to loading data from disk into memory as needed (swapping in) and writing the data back to disk when it is no longer needed (swapping out.)
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Definitions include: Details are available in the entry for swap.
Definitions include: to kiss.
Definitions include: making out

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