swap out


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swap out

[′swäp ‚au̇t]
(computer science)
The action of an operating system on a process wherein it blocks the process and writes the contents of its memory onto a disk in order to make available more memory for other current processes.
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The impact of any hack is reduced to just a portion of the smart card base; this also reduces the cost of a swap out.
a licensed Assembly Shop doing Tank Changeovers / Swap outs & Leakage Testing, Pressure Testing, Thickness Testing, MC 330/331 Retesting, Vapor Recovery Testing, Bottom-Loading Conversion, Sandblasting / Painting, Tank Change outs, Tank Degassing & Tank Cleaning.
It features a quick-mount smart dock and field-replaceable front panel screen, permitting easy swap outs for use on different vehicles.
The battery pack is designed as a quick change one, so that swap outs are fast.
In addition to any necessary maintenance, the SSGNs receive a full food on-load, all of their stock DTO material, any required SIM items, and a resupply of any high usage submarine consumables, as well as crew swap outs and any other equipment or supplies needed in order to support their mission.