What does sorter mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sorternoun

    a clerk who sorts things (as letters at the post office)

  2. sorternoun

    a machine for sorting things (such as punched cards or letters) into classes


  1. sorternoun

    A person employed to sort.

  2. sorternoun

    A machine made to sort.


  1. sorter

    A sorter is a tool, machine, or software that systematically organizes or arranges items or data in a specific order based on a certain parameter such as size, kind, quality, or alphabetical or numerical value. This order can be either ascending or descending. In computing, for instance, a sorter can be a type of algorithm used to rearrange the elements of a list or array.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sorternoun

    one who, or that which, sorts

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sorter is ranked #46037 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sorter surname appeared 463 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Sorter.

    94.1% or 436 total occurrences were White.
    1.9% or 9 total occurrences were Black.
    1.5% or 7 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.5% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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Anagrams for sorter »

  1. resort

  2. retros

  3. roster

  4. storer

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sorter in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sorter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of sorter in a Sentence

  1. Richard Sorter:

    Phyllis Sorter was taken in front of her house by three guys with machine guns, phyllis Sorter is one of the most God-fearing people in the world and all she wants is for everybody to have a good life and to be happy — and equality.

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    (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
    A maculation
    B profaneness
    C collation
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