substitute mode

substitute mode

[′səb·stə‚tüt ‚mōd]
(computer science)
One method of exchange buffering, in which segments of storage function alternately as buffer and as program work area.
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In this study, the authors examine how various factors, such as security screening times, travel times, and costs of substitute modes (automobile) as well as low-cost carrier competition, impact passenger demand in short-haul and long-haul US domestic route markets.
In these cases, the implications of a protracted dispute are clearly regional, and substitute modes of transportation are available.