an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion
"the bottleneck in mail delivery is the process of sorting"
classification, categorization, categorisation, sorting(noun)
the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
grouping by class or kind or size
Sorting is any process of arranging items in some sequence and/or in different sets, and accordingly, it has two common, yet distinct meanings: ⁕ordering: arranging items of the same kind, class, nature, etc. in some ordered sequence, ⁕categorizing: grouping and labeling items with similar properties together.
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In counterdrug operations, the process involved in differentiating traffic which could be involved in drug trafficking from legitimate air traffic. See also counterdrug operations.
Verb form of the word sort.
They were sorting out the plans for their wedding together, making loving and united choices to ensure their day was simple, loving, unifying, peaceful with fun, love, unity, dancing, singing and trampolining !Submitted by MaryC on March 19, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'sorting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4729
The numerical value of sorting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of sorting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of sorting in a Sentence
It took quite a few months to weed through boxes and storage containers. But it was a fun venture. It just took a lot of time and sorting and it started out really that I was just going to auction off the 'Grease' jacket and pants for my cancer wellness center in Australia. And then it kind of grew out of that.
What used to be racial segregation now mirrors itself in class segregation, this great sorting (has) taken place. It creates its own politics. There are some communities where not only do I not know poor people, I don't even know people who have trouble paying the bills at the end of the month. I just don't know those people. And so there's less sense of investment in those children.
You see all your favorite characters and artifacts, whether it's the Sorting Hat, or Buckbeak, or whether it's Harry himself or Newt Scamander.
We're sorting out obviously a period with some tension there, trade tension and all, so we'll get to the bottom of it but I don't think that we're seeing a fundamental shift in anything, we're just going through one of those periodic points where we got to learn to manage our differences.
Kids who have egg allergies can get vaccinated - it's a matter of sorting out how allergic they are to the egg, what their risk is, and then working with their pediatrician and a board certified allergy immunologist to try to figure out which is the best pathway to go with the vaccines, because I think the real key is that we don’t want children not vaccinated.
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