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sorting

[′sȯrd·iŋ]
(geology)
The process by which similar in size, shape, or specific gravity sedimentary particles are selected and separated from associated but dissimilar particles by the agent of transportation.

sorting

sorting

Re-ordering; resequencing. See sort.
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As collection programs have moved beyond just PET and HDPE bottles, sorting a more varied mix of plastics is increasingly important to reduce contamination in bales and to enable more commodity plastics to be added to the recycled stream.
We believe that robotic sorting will bring a considerable business advantage to waste recycling companies that aim to be forerunners in a challenging market situation.
With this new sorting capability, there is no need for the operator to adjust thresholds to ensure in-bag quality meets the processor's grade standard.
In the following section, we review relevant work on card sorting in the fields of psychology, usability engineering, and GIScience.
The competitions provide benchmarks for data sorting and an interactive forum for researchers working to improve data sorting techniques.
Timber sorting was performed at a local sawmill in Port Alberni, BC, with the help of in-line NMI sorting equipment.
According to a press release from KWS, the partnership with Redwave will allow the company "to provide complete sorting systems with the very latest in optical sorting technologies with the assurance that through partnership we can provide the very best options for equipment to our customers.
Thorough sorting systems are a significant expense for mixed C&D recyclers, but getting it right and matching it to end markets can help operators be glad that they made the investment.
These days, sorting on the conveyor line remains a grueling job that pays minimum wage.
Last year BRP carried out a sorting project at Skipton auction market which showed similar financial benefits.
A multiple baseline design across sets of words was employed to examine the effectiveness of a word sorting technique to improve John's spelling performance.
Under current conditions, inadequate sorting leads to wasted energy from transporting out-of-spec materials (non-fiber and wrong fiber) to the paper mill and eventually to the landfill.