cellular splitting

cellular splitting

[′sel·yə·lər ′splid·iŋ]
(computer science)
A method of adding records to a file in which the records are grouped into cells and each cell is divided into two when it becomes full.
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Renovations include the replacement of roughly one fifth of Block 2's cellular splitting elements and its two reactor pumps and the installation of a newly designed reactor security device, an identical model of which was installed in the plant's other block last year.