collating unit

collating unit

[′kä‚lād·iŋ ‚yü·nət]
(computer science)
An electromechanical device capable of performing singly or simultaneously the merging, sequence-checking, selection, and matching of punched cards. Also known as collator.
A utility program for merging records from two or more files into a single file.
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