bucket sort


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bucket sort

A variety of sorting techniques that reserve an array of fields in memory (buckets), the number of which is based on the values in the key being sorted. See pigeonhole sort, counting sort and sort algorithm.
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Thank the Lord I may not need to as it appears that chick-lit is history, not the Simon Schama kind, but the bargain bucket sort.
Describing herself as "a gut bucket sort of a woman", Brown always throws herself fully into a performance, whether it's a large-scale festival appearance or a club date.
B) Despite Scots supremo Annabel Goldie trying to keep up appearances in a Hyacinth Bucket sort of way, they are fighting like ferrets in a sack.